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SHREVEPORT FARMERS’ MARKET OPENS FOR 33rdSUMMER SEASON

Red River Revel, Inc. is proud to announce that The Shreveport Farmers’ Market opens Saturday, June 1st for its summer season in Festival Plaza, located in downtown Shreveport. For the 33rdconsecutive year, the Shreveport Farmers’ Market will serve local farmers and our community by providing bountiful and fun-filled weekly markets! The market will be openevery Saturday through August 24 {except June 22} with new hours from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The East Pavilion features vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, honey, and meats grown/raised within a 100-mile radius of Shreveport. Ranchers sell ethically-raised beef, pork, chicken, and lamb. Great breads, jams, jellies, pickles, various canned goods, locally-made soaps, dog treats, seasonings, and sauces are also available. And chocolates, cookies, cakes, candies, and pralines will make any sweet tooth happy!

In the West Pavilion and along Food Row you’ll find hot, ready-to-eat foods ranging from chicken and waffles to shrimp and grits. Every Saturday, enjoy live entertainment from a variety of local performers. Guests will enjoy the sounds of local guitar legend, Buddy Flett, and cooking demonstrations from Culinary Dietitian, Shelly Marie Redmond, on the main stage in the West Pavilion on Opening Day!

Free parking is available at meters and certain downtown lots. There are public restrooms under the Spring Street Bridge, and plenty of seating and shade. There is an ATM onsite, and some vendors accept credit/debit cards. The market also accepts SNAP transactions to spend with participating vendors, and some farmers accept Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Food Coupons available through parish Councils on Aging and WIC.

This summer, kick off every weekend with this incredibly social, family-friendly, FUN community event!

 

For more information about Shreveport Farmers’ Market, contact Manager Emerie Eck Gentry at farmersmarket@redriverrevel.com, 318-455-5788, or www.shreveportfarmersmarket.com. The market is a project of Red River Revel, Inc. and is sponsored by Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport andthe Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, and supported by The City of Shreveport and SPAR.

The Inquisitor

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Shreveport, LA. 71107
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