Lafourche Central Market, located at 4484 LA Hwy 1 in Raceland, is an open-air pavilion equipped with about 30 booths for local farmers, fishermen, and artisans to sell their wares. It will be open from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon every Saturday, beginning this coming Saturday, September 15.
Fishermen, farmers, and artisans will have the opportunity to sell their products directly to interested individuals at the site which is located right next to the visitor center on La Hwy 1, under the Hwy 90 overpass.
Lafourche Central Market is managed by Brandi LeCompte, Project Director of the Gulf Coast Marketplace (an Options for Independence organization).
The market is actively seeking vendors for the marketplace.
If you are interested in becoming a vendor, contact Brandi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 985-438-1231. There is also a Facebook site where information and updates concerning the market is posted. To Like them, just search for Lafourche Central Market in Facebook or go to https://www.facebook.com/LafourcheCentralMarket.
LaTer Direct Seafood, a Louisiana Direct Seafood Fresh Catch Partner, is partnering with Lafourche Central Market to provide a place for direct seafood sellers to “hook up” with people looking to buy fresh seafood directly from the source. We will have a booth at the market this Saturday. Come by and visit to learn more about the program and to sign-up for our “Fresh Catch” newsletter … See ya’ll there!