Local non-profit helping farmers affected by Hurricane Ida, local markets opening on Saturday


Red Stick Farmers Market & Main Street Market

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Red Stick Farmers Market is closed on Thursday, September 2.

As of now, the “Red Stick Farmers Market and Main Street Market will be open this Saturday, September 4th from 8 am to noon at 5th and Main Streets in downtown Baton Rouge,” according to the non-profit organization, BREADA.

On Saturday, attendees can expect to see these items for sale:

  • Locally-made milk
  • Eggs
  • Bread
  • Vegetables
  • Honey
  • Baked goods
  • Meat
  • Prepared foods

The Main Street Market is located at 501 Main St and will serve “hot breakfast and brunch items” on Saturday morning.

The local non-profit organization continues to help small farmers in Louisiana.

“Many of our farmers to the south and the east have suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Ida,” said Darlene Adams Rowland, executive director of BREADA. “We have activated our Louisiana Small Farm Survival Fund at Baton Rouge Area Foundation to provide direct aid to farmers during this difficult time. It is in times of crisis that we realize how important our local food system is to our community. We hope to see our customers this weekend to connect our community with friendly faces and fresh, healthy food.”

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