Local farmers and food vendors will showcase fresh produce, local food products and tastes of the tailgating season Sunday at Alexander’s Highland Market’s pop-up market from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Liuzza Farms will be selling eggplant, yellow squash, cucumbers and zucchini, along with 24 other vendors sampling dishes, drinks and desserts for tailgating. Outdoor grilling and face painting for children will add to a gameday atmosphere.
City Gelato, started in the LSU AgCenter’s Food Incubator in 2013 by chemist Mario Lozanov, will make its pop-up debut. Lozanov will sample and sell a selection of flavors of his handmade gelato. In addition, Momma Mia’s Authentic Italian Cookies will showcase its purple-and-gold tailgate treats.
Pennington Biomedical Research Center dietitians will be on hand to provide nutrition tips to attendants and sample a test-kitchen recipe of quinoa pilaf for a healthy tailgating alternative. Other vendors include Old Soul Pickles, Ivy’s Pride Tamales, Davis Farm fresh chicken and duck eggs, Tres Bien Que, Grinning Jupiter Jammery, Fresina’ Pasta, Mom’s Garden, Cousin Vinny’s Red Sauce, Most Delightful Foods, The Big Squeezy, Kristine Stone Photography, Andy Lynn’s Elderberry Syrup and Truly Scrumptious.
Call (225) 615-7800.