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.
In the cooking demonstration, chef Jim Urdiales, of Mestizo, and chef Celeste Gill will create dishes from Mestizo’s new menu. The cooking demonstration begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at the North Street seating area of Main Street Market.
The Thursday Market is open at Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Shoppers should enter off Kenilworth Boulevard, at Irene Drive.
Louisiana Purchase, credit and debit cards are accepted at both 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 include:
Amato Winery - Native Louisiana wines.
Belle Ecorce - Artisan goat cheeses, yard eggs, free-range duck eggs.
Bocage Honey - Honey.
Boudreaux Gardens -Cut flowers.
Briarhill Farm - Cornish hens, whole chickens, quail, Bloody Mary mix and tomato relish.
Delight Thyself - Sweet and savory pies, soups, pork grillades and crawfish pasta sauce.
Dillard Teacakes - Homemade teacakes and sweet potato pie.
Fekete Farm - Acorn squash, mustard greens, jalapeños, bell peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, okra, zucchini and squash.
Feliciana’s Best Creamery - Whole, reduced fat and skim milk, chocolate milk, cream, butter and eggs.
Feliciana Greenhouses by Jimmy Hadden - Sprouts, lettuces and salad dressings.
Forte Grove - Breads, cakes, cookies, muffins, scones and pastries.
Frances Chauvin Blue Ribbon Pies - Fruit pies and tarts, sugar-free tarts, quiche and shoe soles.
Glaser Family Farm - Sweet bell peppers, new potatoes, summer squash, zucchini, tomatoes, peppers, basil, eggplant, okra, mustard greens, green onions and turnips.
Greenhand Nursey - Herbs and fall vegetable seedlings, fruit trees.
Iverstine Family Farm - Eggs, pastured poultry and heirloom pork.
Le Potager - Biscuits, fruit cake, cookies, scones, breads, muffins, soups and ice cream.
Louisiana Shrimp - Gage & Evin Shrimp Co. with fresh, wild-caught shrimp and Gulf fish.
Mizell Nursery - Vegetable seedlings and herbs.
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 - Lettuce, red bell peppers, jams, jellies, pickles, salsa, chow chow and tomato sauces.
Papa Tom Bonnecaze Farm - Stone-ground grits, cornmeal, oatmeal, rice flour, filé and fry mix.
Plantation Pecan - Watermelon, cantaloupe, Asian pears, figs, spaghetti squash, pecans, pecan pie, pralines and pecan candies.
Rico Family Farm - Squash, eggplant, bell peppers, tamales, Mexican wheels and salsa.
Rocking R Dairy Farm - Goat milk, Greek feta and chevre goat cheeses, cow’s milk and goat milk cheddar, cheddar curds, goat meat, fat-free Greek yogurt, whole and fat-free milk and chocolate milk.
SaySaye’s Village Bakery - Soups, breads, cinnamon rolls and apricot cheese torte.
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 this week’s cooking demonstration, Nanette Schoenewe of Real Food at the Market will prepare and serve samples of grilled shrimp with mashed artichokes and tomato comfit. Music will be provided by John Hebert.
Fresh produce will include tomatoes, shelled peas, eggplant, assorted squash, peppers, potatoes, cucumbers, onions, assorted greens, collards, kale, cabbage, bok choy, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, radishes and other seasonal produce.
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.