Editor’s note: The farmers markets vegetable and food product lists are featured every week on The Advocate’s website, http://www.theadvocate.com, and on the first Thursday of each month in The Advocate’s Food section.
At the Saturday Market, the cooking demonstration will feature special guest Michael Prados, who recently attended the White House’s Kids State Dinner. Chef Celeste Gill and Prados will make an autumn soup and suggest ways to get kids in the kitchen and eating healthy.
The Thursday Market will open at Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Shoppers should enter off Kenilworth Boulevard, at Irene Drive. The Tuesday Market on Goodwood Boulevard will also reopen this week.
Louisiana Purchase, credit and debit cards are accepted at all locations of the Red Stick Farmers Market.
Area farmers and artisan food producers scheduled to be at the farmers market from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Fifth and Main in downtown Baton Rouge include:
Amato Winery — Native Louisiana wines.
Beard Family Farm — Eggs, oyster mushrooms, jams and jellies.
Belle Ecorce — Artisan goat cheeses, yard eggs, free-range duck eggs.
Bocage Honey — Honey.
Boudreaux Gardens — Cut flowers.
Briarhill Farms — Cornish hens, whole chickens, quail, Bloody Mary mix and tomato relish.
Cajun Grain — Jasmine brown rice, gluten-free rice flour, rice grits and grass-fed beef.
Chenier Farm — Pumpkins, honey, sweet potatoes, greens, mizuna, kale, chard, turnips, wax beans, persimmons and eggs.
Delight Thyself — Sweet and savory pies, soups, pork grillades and crawfish pasta sauce.
Deselles Cane Syrup — Pure cane syrup and cane syrup cakes.
Dillard Teacakes — Homemade teacakes and sweet potato pie.
Fekete Farm — Eggplant, radishes, okra, green onions, mustard greens, bok choy, turnips, green beans, bell pepper and broccoli.
Feliciana’s Best — Dairy products, including milk, cream, butter and eggs.
Feliciana Greenhouses by Jimmy Hadden — Sprouts, lettuces and salad dressings.
Forte Grove — Traditional French king cake, baguettes, a variety of artisan breads, and cookies.
Frances Chauvin Blue Ribbon Pies — Fruit pies and tarts, sugar-free tarts, quiche and shoe soles.
Glaser Family Farm — Sweet corn, pumpkins, butternut squash, cucumbers, radish, eggplant, turnips, bell peppers, squash, zucchini, okra, greens and beans.
Greenhand Nursey — Herbs and fall vegetable seedlings, fruit trees.
Inglewood Farm — Spinach, dill, cilantro, beets, kohlrabi, daikon radish, kale, collards, salad mix, eggplant and eggs.
Iverstine Family Farm — Eggs, pastured poultry and heirloom pork. Also taking pre-orders for Thanksgiving turkeys.
Louisiana Shrimp — Murvin Gaspard of Gage & Evin Shrimp Co. with fresh, wild-caught shrimp and Gulf fish.
Mississippi Natural Products — Fresh and dried shitake mushrooms and grow kits.
Mizell Nursery — Vegetable seedlings and herbs.
Mon Jardin Farm — Kale, mustard variety mix, squash blossoms, baby squash, snap beans, arugula, okra, turnips, zucchini and sunflowers.
Morrow Family Farm — Sweet corn, shelled purple hull peas, okra, eggplant, snap beans, cucmbers, zucchini and squash.
Nur’s Kitchen — Cabbage stew, lentil soup, eggplant-stuffed mousakka and pesto.
Outlaw Katfish Kompany — Des Allemands wild-caught catfish, crab meat and alligator sausage.
Papa John’s Family Farm — Tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, lettuce, basil, jams and jellies, pickles, salsa, chow chow and tomato sauce.
Papa Tom Bonnecaze Farm — Stone-ground grits, cornmeal, oatmeal, rice flour, filé and fry mix.
Plantation Pecan — Tomatoes, burgundy okra, pecans, pecan pie, pralines and pecan candies.
Rocking R Dairy Farm — Goat milk, Greek feta and chevre goat cheeses, cow’s milk and goat milk cheddar, curds, goat meat, yogurt and milk.
SaySaye’s Village Bakery — Soups, breads, cinnamon rolls and apricot cheese torte.
Vicknair Family Farm — Mustard greens, mixed lettuces, green onions, yellow squash, eggplant, broccoli and grape tomatoes.
The Covington Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon each Saturday on the side lawn of City Hall, 609 N. Columbia St., and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday at the Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire.
In the cooking demonstration, vendors Steve and Elizabeth Nuccio will serve and sell muffalottas, infused oils and olive salad. Vintage Jazz will provide music beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Fresh produce will include squash, peppers, potatoes, cucumbers, onions, greens, lettuces, beets, broccoli, radishes and other seasonal produce. Available fruits will include satsumas.
Seafood, meats, dairy products, eggs, honey, herbs and prepared foods will also be available.
For more information, call (985) 892-1873 or go to http://www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org.