Spring is in full swing in the Capital City, and we're looking forward to finding the best produce that our local farmers have to offer! Louisiana farmers markets are unique places that inspire excitement and exploration. Whether you’re looking for sweet berries or organic veggies, these weekly farmers markets will provide you with all the ingredients for a wonderful spring adventure!
WHAT’S IN SEASON
Always know before you go! Here’s a list of fruits and vegetables that are in season at Baton Rouge markets this spring and summer:
Asparagus, Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Blueberries, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Collards, Cucumbers, Garlic, Hot Peppers, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Onions, Radishes, Snap Beans, Spinach, Strawberries, Sweet Corn, Tomatoes, Yellow Squash, Zucchini Squash
WHERE TO BUY
Buying local produce has many benefits. It helps support our local economy. You get extra flavor for your food. You can eat seasonally and so much more! Our local farmers work hard all year round to ensure we have the freshest produce available. Support them by visiting any of these local farmers markets throughout the week!
With over 50 vendors coming together, the Red Stick Farmers Market gives fresh a new name. At this market, Louisiana farmers come together to provide you with a variety of fruits, vegetables, beef and dairy products straight from their local farms. Be sure to visit them throughout the week!:
- Tuesdays 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm EBR Main Library 7711 Goodwood Blvd.
- Thursdays 8:00 am - noon Pennington Biomedical Research Center
- Saturdays 8:00 am - noon Main Street Market at Fifth and Main Streets
While Fresh Pickin’s Market is not your traditional farmers market, it serves nothing less than the best produce from around Baton Rouge. Open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week, this open-air market offers shoppers fresh, quality produce from local growers and farmers at lower prices than other grocery stores. Their wide variety of products gives you the opportunity to dive right into the wonders of Louisiana spices and culinary culture.
Launched in 2020, Market at the Oasis hosts a variety of vendors every week ranging from local farmers to inspiring artists. Located at 13827 Coursey Blvd, be sure to visit the market on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to find unique gifts, fresh produce, pottery, woodworking and more!
Have you ever wondered where the largest hybrid produce market in the south is? Maybe not, but Southside Produce holds that title and is located right here in the Capital City! From fruits and vegetables to jams and local honey, find the prettiest produce in Baton Rouge 7 days a week at 8240 Perkins Road!
Many Louisiana farms open their doors to a unique experience where locals and travelers alike can hand-pick their own produce. Find your favorite produce to pick this season!
- Blahut Strawberry Farm
- Landry-Poche Strawberry Farm
- Mrs. Heather’s
- Luckett Farms
- Liuzza Land
- The Blueberry Farm
- Berry Sweet Orchards
- BlueBerry Ridge Orchard