A Winter Wonderland
Market organizers say that farmers and their sesonal veggies and sweet and juicy citruc fruits are lining the table tops at bot hthe east and west bank farmer’s markets - and consumers are coming in droves to purchase the plentiful produce.
“My kids and I love to whip up a homemade vegetable soup this time of year, so that’s why I come to the market - to get the freshest produce in town,” said Mildred Hopkins of Norco.
And in addition to soup-friendly veggies like carrots and celery, the market is currently carrying a cornicopia delicious vegetables.
Here’s a few: mustard greens, cauliflower, broccoli, cucuzzi, radishes, turnips, cabbage, sweet pototoes, parsley, green onion, mushrooms, carrots, beets, shallots and citrus fruits like satsumas.
But that’s not all you can find. The German Coast Farmer’s Market also carries gifts, wines, jellies, desserts and other unique items like pickled okra and pre-made gift baskets.
The market it open Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 13969 River Road in Luling and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon at Ormond Plantation on River Road in Destrehan.
For more information, call Wayne Andrus at 985-758-2593 or visit www.germancoastfarmersmarket.org.
Email Lifestyles Editor Heather R. Breaux at email@example.com.
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