Market set t o get back on schedule next week

The Thursday Red Stick Farmers Market, which meets behind Pennington Biomedical Research Center, won’t be held Thursday morning, March 5, but should return to its regular winter schedule next week, a spokeswoman said.

Saturday’s farmers market will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at Fifth and Main Streets in downtown Baton Rouge.

Red Stick Farmers Market’s seasonal markets — Tuesdays on Goodwood Boulevard and Red Stick Mobile Farmers Markets — are closed for the winter and will reopen in April.

N.O. museum celebrates food heritage of Miss.

The Southern Food and Beverage Museum kicks off a monthlong celebration of the food and culinary heritage of Louisiana’s neighbor to the east at 2:30 p.m. Saturday with a special program by Mississippi chef Regina Charboneau and Mississippi’s first lady, Deborah Bryant. The program is free with museum admission.

The museum, 1504 Oretha C. Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, has scheduled visiting chefs, demonstrations and special events throughout the month of March, with 50 percent admission to Mississippi residents.

Charboneau will demonstrate a Mississippi dish at 2:30 p.m. in the Rouse’s Culinary Innovation Center by Jenn-Air. Bryant will share her reminiscences of food in her state at 4 p.m.

Also Saturday, Charboneau will be the guest chef for the “Made from the Market” cooking demonstration at 11 a.m. at the French Market Fare Demonstration Stage between Ursulines and Governor Nicholls streets in New Orleans. The program is free.

Charboneau has launched numerous restaurants, including Regina’s at the Regis and Biscuits & Blues, both in San Francisco; and King’s Tavern in Natchez, Mississippi.

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Compiled by Advocate staff