Farmers' Markets in Acadiana
11/01/2013 09:17AM ● Published by Aimee Cormier
Delcambre – Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market
Located at the Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 409 E. Main St, Delcambre. FALL DATES - Oct. 5, Nov. 9 and Dec. 14 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The Market offers local, just-picked produce, wild-caught Delcambre Direct seafood, and homemade food and farm products. With food, music and special events, the Delcambre Market is a fun — and healthy! — shopping experience. For inquiries about FRESH CATCH shrimp visit Delcambre Direct Seafood.com
• If you are interested in becoming a market vendor visit DelcambreMrket.org to download an application.
New Iberia – New Iberia Creole Market
Located at 1200 Field Street in West End Park, New Iberia. Held November 16 and December 21 from 8 a.m.-noon. The Market will feature fruits, vegetables, seafood and homemade products including jams and jellies. Vendors interested in participating in the year-round market can visit the Facebook.com/CreoleMarket page for details.
New Iberia – Teche Area Farmers Market
Located at Bouligny Plaza on West Main Street in downtown New Iberia, LA. Open year round on Saturday mornings from 7-11 a.m. and on Tuesday afternoons from 2:30-6 p.m. Experience a harvest of homegrown produce and homemade products by area farmers, artists and crafters. Also included are hand-made cypress yard objects, home-made bread and fresh baked goods, ceramics, honey, jellies, jams, herbs, candies, handcrafted wooden bowls and utensils, birdhouses, garden benches and more. Contact Trent Broussard at 337.352.0691 or Jane Braud at 337.369.2330 if you would like to participate or need additional information.
Lafayette – Acadiana Farmers Market
Located at 801 Foreman Drive (at the triangle formed by Dulles Street/Marie Antoinette/Foreman Drive). Open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. 5-10 a.m. Seasonal fruits and vegetables. Contact David Richter at 337.351.9082 for information.
Lafayette – Hub City Farmers Market
Located in the Oil Center at 427 Heyman Street across the street from Champagne’s. Open every Saturday year round from 8 a.m.-noon. Visit the website at lafayettehubcitymarket.com.
Lafayette – Freetown Farmers Market
Located at the Freetown Studios, 421 Convent Street. Open rain or shine every Wednesday from 2-6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Local produce, meats, breads, jams, crafts, body products and more. Visit them on Facebook at Facebook.com/FreetownFarmersmarket.
Lafayette –Farmers and Artisans Market at The Horse Farm
Located at 2913 Johnston Street. Open every Saturday from 8 a.m.-noon. Visit the website at lmarketatthehorsefarm.com.
St. Martin Parish
Breaux Bridge – Dupuis Citrus Grove Roadside Stand
Located at 1510 N Berard Street, ½ mile north of Hwy. 94 on Hwy. 31). Open seven days a week from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Contact Jason D. Dupuis at 337.332-2815 for information.
St. Martinville – Bayou Teche Farmers Market
Located at 203 New Market Street (near the bridge). Seasonal produce, crafts, handmade and wooden items.
St. Mary Parish
Ricohoc – Landry’s Citrus Grove/Roadside Stand
Directions: Cross Hwy. 90 & railroad tracks at intersection of Hwy. 182. Turn right and follow signs to farm. Open seven days a week from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (closed on rainy days). Contact Donald J. Landry at 985.395.2875 for information.
Abbeville – Open Air Farmers Market Square
Located in Magdalen Square in the center of the downtown area. Open November 16, November 30 and December 7 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Farm fresh eggs, seasonal produce, homemade canned goods, baked goods, fudge, arts and crafts and more. Debbie Garrot, manager. Contact the Tourist Commission at 337.898.6600 for information.
Erath – Erath Farmers Market 2013 Festival
Located at Erath City Park, Erath. The Festival will be held on November 23 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by the Town of Erath, Gulf Coast Bank and the Bank of Erath, the town built a pavilion to hold this market. For more information, contact Donald Mendard at 522-2338.