Cane River Green Market opens Oct. 15


The Cane River Green Market will kick off the fall season Saturday, Oct. 15 from 8 a.m. – noon on the downtown riverbank. The opening day of the fall market will feature a wide assortment of Cane River Green Market vendors, live musical entertainment by the Snake Doctors, children’s “Paint a Pumpkin” and Kids Coloring Station, and a free Zumba class led by Kimmy’s Zumba.

The Cane River Green Market will be open Saturdays, Oct. 15 – Nov. 12 from 8 a.m. – noon on the downtown riverbank in Natchitoches.  The market features local vendors of fresh fruits and vegetables, value-added products such as jams, jellies, baked goods, farm fresh eggs and honey, as well as handcrafted items including jewelry and woodwork.  Market day activities include special programming, live musical performances, a different children’s activity each market, Zumba classes, and demonstrations.

The Cane River Green Market accepts WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) vouchers, EBT/SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits, credit, and debit cards.  WIC and Senior FMNP vouchers issued over the summer can be redeemed at participating vendors during the fall market season. SNAP benefits may be used to purchase eligible food items such as bread products, produce, eggs, dairy products, seeds, and edible or food producing plants.

For more information on the Cane River Green Market, how to become a vendor, and sponsorship opportunities, call (318) 352-2746 or visit