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Resource List
St. Francisville Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
9962 Wilcox St.
Saint Francisville, LA 70775
Website
Description:
They sell fresh fruit and vegetables grown in West Feliciana Parish, as well as fresh made breads and pastries. Other items for sale include canned items, goat milk and goat cheese, fresh eggs, and painted and unpainted bird house and decorative gourds.

Open year-round on Thursdays from 9:00AM-1:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (225) 721-0591

Franklinton Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
Washington St. & 15th Ave.
Franklinton, LA 70438
Website
Description:
Open year-round, Monday-Saturday from 8:00AM-5:00PM. 
For more information:
Please call at (985) 839-4581

Gueydan Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
600 Main St.
Gueydan, LA 70542
Website
Description:
Open June-November on the first and third Saturday of the month from 8:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (337) 368-5733

Kaplan Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
119 N. Irving Avenue
Kaplan, LA 70548
Website
Description:
Open year-round, second Saturday of the month from 8:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (337) 652-1184

Erath Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
100 City Park Drive
Erath, LA 70533
Website
Description:
Open June-December once a month on Saturdays from 8:00AM-1:00PM. Check the website and facebook page for exact dates. 
For more information:
Please call at (377) 522-2338

Abbeville Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
200 North Magdalen Square St.
Abbeville, LA 70510
Website
Description:
Fresh Vegetables, Eggs, Honey, Baked Goods, Canned Vegetables, Meat Pies, Wine, Arts and Crafts and much more.

Open April-November once a month on Saturdays from 8:00AM-1:00PM. Check the website for exact dates. 
For more information:
Please call at (337) 652-6148

Farmerville Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
407 South Main St.
Farmerville, LA 71241
Website
Description:
Open year-round Monday-Saturday from 8:00AM-4:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (318) 368-2999

Cajun Farmers Market of Houma
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
501 West Tunnel Boulevard
Houma, LA 70360
Website
Description:
Open year-round Monday-Saturday from 6:00AM-6:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (985) 447-7795

St. Joseph Tailgate Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
The Gazebo at the Levee
St. Joseph, LA 71366
Website
Description:
Open from May-September on Saturdays from 8:00AM-11:00AM.
For more information:
(225) 329-3341 or tensasalliance@gmail.com

Folsom Community Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
Railroad Ave.
Folsom, LA 70437
Website
Description:
Open March-November, every third Saturday of the month from 9:00AM-1:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (985) 507-6496

Abita Springs Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
22049 Main St.
Abita Springs, LA 70420
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Sundays from 12:00PM-4:00PM. 
For more information:
(985) 807-4447 or abitafarm@gmail.com

Franklin Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
306 Willow St.
Franklin, LA 70538
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Tuesdays from 2:00PM-6:00PM and Saturdays from 8:00AM-12:00PM. 
For more information:
Please call at (337) 828-6326

Bayou Teche Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
203 New Market Street
Saint Martinville, LA 70582
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Saturdays from 7:00AM-11:00AM.
For more information:
Please call at (337) 394-2230

St. Martinville Creole Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
Evangeline Blvd. and Main St.
Saint Martinville, LA 70582
Website
Description:
Open May-December on Saturdays from 9:00AM-12:30PM.
For more information:
Please call at (337) 394-6683

Eunice Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
Corner of Park Ave. and Second St.
Eunice, LA 70535
Website
Description:
Open April-November on Wednesdays from 3:00PM-6:00PM and Saturdays from 8:00AM-12:00PM. 
For more information:
Please call at (337) 457-6503

St. Landry Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
828 East Landry St.
Opelousas, LA 70570
Website
Description:
You can discover bounties of homegrown fruits, vegetables, preserves and jellies, and more. You'll find great local produce like squash, cucumber, tomatoes, bell pepper, eggplant, kale, leeks, potatoes, garlic, okra, green onions, green beans, sweet corn, and berries to name a few!

Open April-November on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 6:30AM-11:00AM.
For more information:
Please call at (337) 948-0561

German Coast Farmers Market-West Bank Wednesday Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
1313 Paul Maillard Road
Luling, LA 70070
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Wednesdays from 1:00PM-6:00PM.
For more information:
(504) 782-8517 or info@germancoastfarmersmarket.org

German Coast Farmers Market-East Bank Saturday Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
13786 River Road
Destrehan, LA 70047
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Saturdays from 8:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
(504) 782-8517 or info@germancoastfarmersmarket.org

Monroe Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
1212 Washington St.
Monroe, LA 71201
Website
Description:
Open June through August Monday-Saturday from 6:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (318) 329-2225

Sankofa NOLA Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
5029 St. Claude Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70117
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Saturdays from 9:00AM-1:00PM.
For more information:
(504) 872-9214 or info@sankofanola.org

Marketplace at Armstrong Park
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
901 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Thursdays from 3:00PM-7:00PM.
For more information:
(504) 684-5410 or info@icdnola.org

Crescent City Farmers Market, Uptown New Orleans
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
750 Carondelet St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Saturdays, rain or shine from 8:00AM-12:00PM. 
For more information:
(504) 861-4488 or markets@marketumbrella.org

Crescent City Farmers Market, Uptown New Orleans
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
3700 Orleans Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70119
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Thursdays, rain or shine from 3:00PM-7:00PM. 
For more information:
(504) 861-4488 or markets@marketumbrella.org

Crescent City Farmers Market, Uptown New Orleans
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
1235 N. Peters Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Wednesdays, rain or shine from 1:00PM-5:00PM. 
For more information:
(504) 861-4488 or markets@marketumbrella.org

Crescent City Farmers Market, Uptown New Orleans
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
200 Broadway Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Tuesdays, rain or shine from 9:00AM-1:00PM. 
For more information:
(504) 861-4488 or markets@marketumbrella.org

Tallulah Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
404 North Cedar Street, Hwy 65
Tallulah, LA 71282
Website
Description:
Open from May-December (except September) on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8:00AM-12:00PM. 
For more information:
Please call at (318) 574-6366

Thibodaux Main Street Market

Cost:
Address:
314 Saint Mary Street
Thibodaux, LA 70301
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Saturdays from 8:00AM-1:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (985) 413-9886

Lafourche Central Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
4484 Highway 1 at U.S. 90
Raceland, LA 70394
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Saturdays from 8:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (985) 805-0400

Lafayette Jockey Lot Flea Market

Cost:
Address:
3011 NW Evangeline Thrwy
Lafayette, LA 70507
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00AM-5:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (337) 236-3532

Freetown Mid-Week Market

Cost:
Address:
421 E. Convent St.
Lafayette, LA 70501
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Wednesdays from 2:00PM-6:00PM and Saturdays from 10:00AM-2:00PM. 
For more information:
Please call at (225) 324-6267

Acadiana Farmers Market

Cost:
Address:
801 Forman Dr.
Lafayette, LA 70506
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 5:00PM-10:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (337) 948-8812

Main Street Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
341 North Main Street
Jennings, LA 70546
Website
Description:
Open from May-November on Saturdays from 7:00AM-10:00AM.
For more information:
Please call at (337) 774-1167

Coushatta Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
1007 Main Street
Elton, LA 70532
Website
Description:
Open from October-June on the first Saturday of each month from 7:30AM-12:00PM. 
For more information:
Please call at (337) 246-3199

Westwego Farmers & Fisheries
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
484 Sala Ave. at 4th St.
Westwego, LA 70094
Website
Description:
The Westwego Farmers & Fisheries Market prepares foods, seasonal vegetables and fruit, fresh yard eggs, candles, handmade soaps, jelly, plants, crafts and handcrafted jewelry.

Open seasonally from March-October one Friday per month from 7:00PM-10:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (504) 341-9083

Rivertown Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
410 Williams Blvd.
Kenner, LA 70062
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Saturdays from 8:00AM-1:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (504) 468-7211

Gretna Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
2nd Street and Huey P. Long Ave.
Gretna, LA 70053
Website
Description:

Open year-round every Saturday (rain or shine) from 8:30AM-12:30PM. 

For more information:
Please call at (504) 363-1500

Delcambre Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
605 S. Railroad St.
Delcambre, LA 70528
Website
Description:
Open from March-December every first Saturday of the month from 9:00AM-1:00PM. 
For more information:

Please call at 1-800-884-6120 ext. 6


Ville Platte Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
704 N. Soileau St.
Ville Platte, LA 70586
Website
Description:
Open from June-August on Fridays from 5:00PM-7:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (337) 831-4354

Zachary Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
4700 Main St.
Zachary, LA 70791
Website
Description:
Open year-round on Saturdays from 8:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (225) 683-4425

Star Hill Church-Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
1400 N. Foster Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Website
Description:
Red Stick Farmers mission is to build a healthy and strong local food system; to increase sustainability of independent local farmers, fishers and food producers; and to foster stewardship of land and community through public markets.

Open seasonally (weather permitting) on Wednesdays from 9:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (225) 267-5060

Exxon Mobil YMCA-Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
7717 Howel Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Website
Description:
Red Stick Farmers mission is to build a healthy and strong local food system; to increase sustainability of independent local farmers, fishers and food producers; and to foster stewardship of land and community through public markets.

Open seasonally (weather permitting) on Thursdays from 9:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (225) 267-5060

EBRP Main Library-Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
7711 Goodwood Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Website
Description:
Red Stick Farmers mission is to build a healthy and strong local food system; to increase sustainability of independent local farmers, fishers and food producers; and to foster stewardship of land and community through public markets.

Open seasonally (weather permitting) on Tuesdays from 8:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (225) 267-5060

Pennington Biomedical Research Center-Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
6400 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Website
Description:
Red Stick Farmers mission is to build a healthy and strong local food system; to increase sustainability of independent local farmers, fishers and food producers; and to foster stewardship of land and community through public markets.

Open year-round on Thursdays from 8:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (225) 267-5060

Main Street Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
504 N. 5th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Website
Description:
Red Stick Farmers mission is to build a healthy and strong local food system; to increase sustainability of independent local farmers, fishers and food producers; and to foster stewardship of land and community through public markets.

Open year-round on Saturdays from 8:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (225) 267-5060

DeSoto Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
10117 Highway 171
Grand Cane, LA 71032
Website
Description:
DeSoto Farmers Market is a central place for small family farms or other individuals from around the Desoto Parish area to sell/ buy fruits, vegetables, fresh cut flowers and certain value added goods such as jelly, honey, home crafts etc.

Open from May-July from8:00AM-11:00AM.
For more information:
Please call at (318) 872-0533

MB Farmers & Crafters Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
107 Sutherland Road
Lake Charles, LA 70611
Website
Description:
Open from April-October on Saturdays from 8:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
 @MossBluffFarmersMarket (contact through Facebook)

LeBleu Settlement Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
2110 Calude Hebert Road
Lake Charles, LA 70615
Website
Description:

LeBleu Settlement Farmers Market sells fruits, vegetables, baked goods and crafts. Open Thursdays from 4:00PM-6:00PM and Saturdays from 10:00AM-12:00PM.

For more information:
Please call at (337) 302-8110

Greenwood Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Health Screenings

Cost:
Address:
9381 Greenwood Road
Greenwood, LA 71033
Website
Description:
Greenwood Farmers Market encourages residents to take advantage of the local farmers, backyard growers, local artists, food vendors and crafters by giving everyone a comfortable country atmosphere close to home.

They are open June-August from 8:00AM-12:00PM.
For more information:
(318) 938-7261 or vbrown@greenwoodla.org

DeRidder Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Health Screenings

Cost:
Address:
206 N. Washington St.
DeRidder, LA 70634
Website
Description:
The DeRidder Farmer's Market is open, weather permitting, 7 days a week. They are open year-round from 7:00AM-5:00PM. 
For more information:
Please call at (337) 462-8900

Oakdale Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Health Screenings

Cost:
Address:
176 Highway 165 S
Oakdale, LA 71463
Website
Description:
Oakdale Farmers Market is open on Fridays from 7:30AM-1:00PM. You will find fresh seasonal veggies, Raw Local Honey, Mayhaw jelly, Pepper jelly, Crawfish jelly, jams, cakes, pies, pickles, hot tamales, country eggs, pickled eggs, live chickens, quail, rabbits, home made silk soaps, floral logs and more. We also have home made swings, rockers, bird nest boxes, and other crafts.
For more information:
Please call at (334) 707-4492

Rayne Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Health Screenings

Cost:
Address:
210 Frog Festival Drive
Rayne, LA 70578
Website
Description:
From June-April, every 2nd Saturday of the month from 8:00AM-2:00PM.
For more information:
Please call at (337) 334-2332

Crowley Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
204 Odd Fellows Rd.
Crowley, LA 70526
Website
Description:

Open every first Saturday of the month from 9:00AM-3:00PM. They are closed in January.

For more information:
 @Crowley Farmers Market at Tractor Supply (contact through Facebook)

Iota Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
Gazebo on Main St.
Iota, LA 70543
Website
Description:

Year-round, a variety of fruits and vegetables in season, every 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month from 8:00AM-12:00PM.

For more information:
Please call at (337) 523-6557

Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center: Diabetes Education and Wellness Program
Resource Types:
Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management

Cost:
Address:
Melissa Guillot, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
1978 Industrial Boulevard
Houma, LA 70363
Website
Description:
The Diabetes Management Program is for adults ages 18 and older that have been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. The program is led by certified diabetes educators that are also registered nurses or registered dietitians. This program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association for meeting all national standards for diabetes self-management and support. Get the education and support you need through Ochsner’s Diabetes Management Program. Your Ochsner-affiliated primary care provider can help you enroll.

Through group classes and individual appointments, they provide education and support for blood sugar monitoring, prevention and management of diabetes-related complications, medication management, stress and psycho-social adjustment, nutrition and weight management, physical activity and goal setting and problem-solving. 

Costs for program participation varies based on patients individual insurance provider. Diabetes education is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance providers.
For more information:
(985) 873-2219

Ochsner Medical Center - Slidell
Resource Types:
Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management

Cost:
Address:
Melissa Guillot, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
2750 Gause Blvd. East
Slidell, LA 70461
Website
Description:
The Diabetes Management Program is for adults ages 18 and older that have been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. The program is led by certified diabetes educators that are also registered nurses or registered dietitians. This program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association for meeting all national standards for diabetes self-management and support. Get the education and support you need through Ochsner’s Diabetes Management Program. Your Ochsner-affiliated primary care provider can help you enroll.

Through group classes and individual appointments, they provide education and support for blood sugar monitoring, prevention and management of diabetes-related complications, medication management, stress and psycho-social adjustment, nutrition and weight management, physical activity and goal setting and problem-solving. 

Costs for program participation varies based on patients individual insurance provider. Diabetes education is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance providers.
For more information:
(985) 639-3777

Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness
Resource Types:
Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management

Cost:
Address:
Melissa Guillot, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
1401 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
Website
Description:
The Diabetes Management Program is for adults ages 18 and older that have been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. The program is led by certified diabetes educators that are also registered nurses or registered dietitians. This program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association for meeting all national standards for diabetes self-management and support. Get the education and support you need through Ochsner’s Diabetes Management Program. Your Ochsner-affiliated primary care provider can help you enroll.

Through group classes and individual appointments, they provide education and support for blood sugar monitoring, prevention and management of diabetes-related complications, medication management, stress and psycho-social adjustment, nutrition and weight management, physical activity and goal setting and problem-solving. 

Costs for program participation varies based on patients individual insurance provider. Diabetes education is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance providers.
For more information:
(504) 842-4057

Ochsner Medical Center - Baptist Napoleon Medical Plaza
Resource Types:
Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management

Cost:
Address:
Melissa Guillot, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
2820 Napoleon Ave., Suite 890
New Orleans, LA 70115
Website
Description:
The Diabetes Management Program is for adults ages 18 and older that have been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. The program is led by certified diabetes educators that are also registered nurses or registered dietitians. This program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association for meeting all national standards for diabetes self-management and support. Get the education and support you need through Ochsner’s Diabetes Management Program. Your Ochsner-affiliated primary care provider can help you enroll.

Through group classes and individual appointments, they provide education and support for blood sugar monitoring, prevention and management of diabetes-related complications, medication management, stress and psycho-social adjustment, nutrition and weight management, physical activity and goal setting and problem-solving. 

Costs for program participation varies based on patients individual insurance provider. Diabetes education is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance providers.
For more information:
(504) 894-2284

Ochsner Medical Center - Jefferson Hwy.
Resource Types:
Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management

Cost:
Address:
Melissa Guillot, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
Website
Description:
The Diabetes Management Program is for adults ages 18 and older that have been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. The program is led by certified diabetes educators that are also registered nurses or registered dietitians. This program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association for meeting all national standards for diabetes self-management and support. Get the education and support you need through Ochsner’s Diabetes Management Program. Your Ochsner-affiliated primary care provider can help you enroll.

Through group classes and individual appointments, they provide education and support for blood sugar monitoring, prevention and management of diabetes-related complications, medication management, stress and psycho-social adjustment, nutrition and weight management, physical activity and goal setting and problem-solving. 

Costs for program participation varies based on patients individual insurance provider. Diabetes education is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance providers.
For more information:
(504) 842-4057

Ochsner Health Center - Kenner

Cost:
Address:
Melissa Guillot, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
200 West Esplanade Ave. Suite 703A
Kenner, LA 70065
Website
Description:
The Diabetes Management Program is for adults ages 18 and older that have been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. The program is led by certified diabetes educators that are also registered nurses or registered dietitians. This program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association for meeting all national standards for diabetes self-management and support. Get the education and support you need through Ochsner’s Diabetes Management Program. Your Ochsner-affiliated primary care provider can help you enroll.

Through group classes and individual appointments, they provide education and support for blood sugar monitoring, prevention and management of diabetes-related complications, medication management, stress and psycho-social adjustment, nutrition and weight management, physical activity and goal setting and problem-solving. 

Costs for program participation varies based on patients individual insurance provider. Diabetes education is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance providers.
For more information:
(504) 464-8646

Ochsner Medical Center - Belle Meade
Resource Types:
Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management

Cost:
Address:
Melissa Guillot, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
605 Lapalco Blvd.
Gretna, LA 70056
Website
Description:
The Diabetes Management Program is for adults ages 18 and older that have been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. The program is led by certified diabetes educators that are also registered nurses or registered dietitians. This program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association for meeting all national standards for diabetes self-management and support. Get the education and support you need through Ochsner’s Diabetes Management Program. Your Ochsner-affiliated primary care provider can help you enroll.

Through group classes and individual appointments, they provide education and support for blood sugar monitoring, prevention and management of diabetes-related complications, medication management, stress and psycho-social adjustment, nutrition and weight management, physical activity and goal setting and problem-solving. 

Costs for program participation varies based on patients individual insurance provider. Diabetes education is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance providers.
For more information:
(504) 207-2654

Ochsner Medical Center - Summa
Resource Types:
Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management

Cost:
Address:
Melissa Guillot, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
9001 Summa Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Website
Description:

The Diabetes Management Program is for adults ages 18 and older that have been diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. The program is led by certified diabetes educators that are also registered nurses or registered dietitians. This program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association for meeting all national standards for diabetes self-management and support. Get the education and support you need through Ochsner’s Diabetes Management Program. Your Ochsner-affiliated primary care provider can help you enroll.

Through group classes and individual appointments, they provide education and support for blood sugar monitoring, prevention and management of diabetes-related complications, medication management, stress and psycho-social adjustment, nutrition and weight management, physical activity and goal setting and problem-solving. 

Costs for program participation varies based on patients individual insurance provider. Diabetes education is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance providers.

For more information:
(225) 761-5586

Thibodaux Regional Medical Center: Diabetes Self-Management Program
Resource Types:
Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management

Cost:
Address:
602 North Acadia Road
Thibodaux, LA 70301
Website
Description:

The Diabetes Self-Management Program at the Diabetes Center offers comprehensive services and instruction to inpatients and outpatients as well as their families and loved ones. Instruction is offered primarily to children 14 and older, and adults with Type I, Type II or gestational diabetes. The program features two staff members who are certified diabetes educators by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.

In the Diabetes Center, all patients receive individualized one-to-one counseling on diabetes self-management and meal planning, the integral components for self-care of diabetes. In addition, educational group sessions are offered to expand diabetes knowledge on healthy eating, being active, monitoring health status, taking medications, problem solving, reducing health risks, and healthy coping.

To enter the program, a patient must receive a referral from his or her physician. The patient then meets with Thibodaux Regional's diabetes nurse educator and registered dietitian for an initial interview. During this interview, the nurse and dietitian will identify any special learning needs the patient may have, as well as formulate the patient's individualized educational plan depending on his or her specific needs.

Costs for program participation varies based on patients individual insurance provider. 

For more information:
For more information about diabetes and treatment call (985) 493-4765.

Woman's Hospital Diabetes Education Services
Resource Types:
Diabetes Prevention and Self-Management

Cost:
Address:
Physician's Office Building
500 Rue de la Vie, Suite 515
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Website
Description:

Woman's Diabetes Education Services are certified by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) as a Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) program. It provides children, adolescents and adults (both men and women) with access to comprehensive educational and supportive services provided by Diabetes educators, including a certified diabetic educator and Registered dietitians. As part of our DSME program, patients will be taught self-care skills that are essential to diabetes management. Through appropriate self-management, unnecessary hospital admissions and some of the acute and chronic complications of diabetes can be prevented.
Woman's Hospital will be offering the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) beginning in September. If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes or know you are at an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, learn how the DPP can help you! Open to women who meet the criteria. 
Costs for program participation varies based on patients individual insurance provider. 

For more information:
Interested participants please call our Diabetes Prevention Program coordinator at 225-924-8315.

Winn Farmers' Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
119 West Main Street, Room 108
Winnfield, LA 71483
Website
Description:
The Winn Farmers’ Market is a non profit organization that is locally sponsored and directed program designed to provide area producers with an outlet to sell farm-fresh garden and orchard products to local consumers.  The basic mission of the Winn Farmers’ Market is to improve the quality of life in our community by stimulating the agriculture industry while providing area consumers with the opportunity to buy the freshest locally grown garden products.

Open May-August on Tuesday's and Friday's from 7:30AM-11:30AM
For more information:
(318) 628-4528 or winn@agcenter.lsu.edu

Tullos Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
6537 Park Street
Tullos, LA 71479
Website
Description:
Tullos Farmers Market sells a variety of products, such as eggs, vegetables, honey and jam. 

Monday's from 5:00PM-7:00PM and Thursday's from 7:00AM-11:00AM
For more information:
Please call at (318) 534-6499

Olla Farmers' Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
2990 Front Street
Olla, LA 71465
Website
Description:
They sell local, healthy, fresh and delicious products. They are open every Tuesday during the summer from 4:00PM-6:30PM. 
For more information:
Please call at (318) 557-2695

Oberlin Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
228 W. Sixth Street
Oberlin, LA 70655
Website
Description:
Open year round on Wednesday's from 9:00AM-1:00PM
For more information:
Please call at (318) 452-5720 or (337) 977-1999

Cane River Green Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
100 Rue Beauport
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Website
Description:
At the Natchitoches Farmers' Market, we are hoping to change the way we think about the relationships between our food supply, the environment and our bodies. The Natchitoches Farmers' Market is managed by the City of Natchitoches Department of Community Development.

Open April-July on Saturday's from 8:00AM-12:00PM
For more information:
Please call at (318) 238-4211

WesMar Farms Dairy Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
851 Couvillion Street
Moreauville, LA 71355
Website
Description:
At WesMar Farms they have made every effort to manage their farm in a manner that works with the environment and natural resources. They practice Sustainable Agriculture: a way of producing food that is healthy for the consumer, does not harm the environment, respects animals, provides a fair wage to the farmer, and supports and enhances rural communities.

They are "on call" during normal business hours for your shopping convenience. Call West (318) 240-4348 or Marguerite (318) 240-0954. 
For more information:
(318) 985-2095 or WesMarFarms@gmail.com

Marksville Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
122 E. Mark Street
Marksville, LA 71351
Website
Description:
Marksville Farmers Market has garden fresh produce and locally-made yummies every Saturday morning from 8:00AM-11:00AM in June on the Historic Courthouse Square in Marksville, Louisiana. We will have free coffee, kids activities, live entertainment, along with the best, freshest, local produce & fruit around! Various vendors will also be selling jams, honey, flowers, herbs, breads, sweets, goat cheese, fresh smoothies, hand-made soaps, crafts, jewelry, etc.
For more information:
Please call at (318) 253-8444

2nd Sunday Market at Daisy
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
1720 L'Eglise St.
Mansura, LA 71350
Website
Description:
2nd Sunday of each month from 2:00PM-4:00PM
For more information:

Please call at (318)964-2933


Farmers and Artisans Market of Leesville
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
507 3rd Street
Leesville, LA 71446
Website
Description:
Farmers and Artisan Market of Leesville make their monthly big market the 3rd Saturday of every month. Lots of artisans with crafts, local growers and freshly baked goods, jams and jellies and more.

Saturday's from 8:00 AM-2:00 PM
For more information:

@FarmersArtisanMarketOfLeesville (contact through Facebook)


Harrisonburg LA Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
Located on Hwy. 124
Harrisonburg, LA 71340
Website
Description:
The Harrisonburg Farmers Market provides a place for vendors to sale their handmade and home grown goods and a market for locals to purchase these goods.

Monday-Saturday: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM-5:00PM
For more information:
(318) 744-5794 or villageofharrisonburg@yahoo.com

Colfax Farmers Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
407 Main St.
Colfax, LA 71417
Website
Description:
Colfax Farmers' Market is a collaboration of growers, volunteers and local businesses. Its objective is providing local and Louisiana-grown produce to the surrounding residents to improve health and sustain a local foods economy.

Colfax Farmers' Market, a collaboration of growers, is open Tues 3:00PM-5:30PM & Sat 8:00AM-10:30AM throughout the growing season.
For more information:
@ColfaxFarmersMarket (contact through Facebook)

Inglewood Harvest Barn Market
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
6223 Old Baton Rouge Highway
Alexandria, LA 71302
Website
Description:
Inglewood Farm wants you, the customer, to be assured the products from their farm are among the best you can purchase anywhere. From their organic fruits and vegetables to our pastured pork, free-range chicken, duck eggs, pecans, and pecan oil, they have many delicious and nutritious options for you and your family, grown in Alexandria at Inglewood. 

First and Third Saturday of the month from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
For more information:
(318) 442-6398 or Stephen@inglewoodfarm.com

Lafayette Farmers & Artisans Market at the Horse Farm
Resource Types:
Healthy Eating

Cost:
Address:
2913 Johnson St.
Lafayette, LA 70503
Website
Description:
Inglewood Farm wants you, the customer, to be assured the products from their farm are among the best you can purchase anywhere. From their organic fruits and vegetables to our pastured pork, free-range chicken, duck eggs, pecans, and pecan oil, they have many delicious and nutritious options for you and your family, grown in Alexandria at Inglewood. 

Second and Fourth Saturday of the month from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
For more information:
(318) 442-6398 or Stephen@inglewoodfarm.com