Local produce, honey, coffee, jams, jellies, syrups, soaps, pottery, artwork and more will be available this Sunday, May 3, from 10:00 a.m. until 2 p.m., during our pop-up market. Pennington Biomedical Research Center will sample a healthy new recipe for “Watermelon Salad with Cucumber & Mint” from their test kitchen as well as distribute information about healthy eating.
Sunday April 12 is National Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) Day, an annual reminder to make reading a priority in our busy lives, and Alexander’s is joining in the fun! During our monthly pop-up market, we’ll have several local authors on hand signing and selling their books focused on local food and culture.
Former Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival King Gary Cummings of Cummings Farm will bring a taste of that fresh and flavorful event to Alexander’s Highland Market’s front porch on Sunday, April 12, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., via a booth filled with fresh strawberries, jellies, and jams. In addition, Rome Family Farm will be on site with fresh Read more
Satsuma Jelly and crawfish-decorated cake balls are just two of the locally made seasonal treats in store when Alexander’s Highland Market hosts its first spring Pop-Up Market on Sunday, March 1, 2015, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. In addition, nutritionists from Pennington Biomedical Research Center will be on hand to share health tips, talk about current health studies, and sample a special Lenten recipe from their test kitchen.
Alexander’s will hold its first Pop-Up Arts Market on Sunday, Nov. 23, from noon until 4 p.m., featuring local artists and artisans working in paints, metals, wood, and other media. There will be free face painting for kids, and a hands-on children’s art project guided by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. In addition, culinary artist Chef Peter Sclafani will be sign copies of his cookbook Seasons of Louisiana.
Get “Harvesting Health” tips from Pennington Biomedical Research Center’s booth during Alexander’s Highland Market’s November Pop-Up Farmers Market on Sunday, Nov. 2, from 10 am until 2 pm at 18111 Highland Market Drive. Luckett Farms will also sell fresh seasonal vegetables, Hollywood Livestock will sell grass-fed beef, and AmazinGraze Creamery will offer goat cheeses from their farm.
It’s hard to describe how perfectly fall weather, local farmers, foodies, and faithful customers combined to make our sixth pop-up farmers market last Sunday our best yet, so we’ll show you in pictures. But know this: It keeps getting bigger, and it keeps getting better. “It’s such a great way to market our product,” said Kathy Broha, owner of Ruth’s Hummus. “We sold all four cases we brought!”
The first 50 people to attend Alexander’s Highland Market’s October Pop-Up Farmers Market on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 18111 Highland Market Drive and visit Southern Art’s booth will receive a free bottle of Southern Art No. 1 Handcrafted Hot Sauce, a local product recently named a Martha Stewart American Made 2014 Food Finalist.
Look for the row of canopies this Sunday! It’s time for our monthly Pop-Up Farmers Market on Sept. 7, from 10-2, where farmers and food vendors will sample and sell fresh produce and small batch foodie products.
As we prepare for our next Pop-Up Farmers Market Sept. 7, we wanted to share This Week in Louisiana’s short video filmed at the August market. Taylor Frey discusses the benefits of introducing growers and producers to consumers.