Join the City of Natchitoches for its inaugural season of the Mobile Market and Portable Park, which will be open to the public from 3:30-5:30 pm every Tuesday at Pierson and Mallett Park (701 East Fifth St.) and every Thursday at Ben Johnson Park (616 MLK Dr.) from June 6 – Aug. 24, with the exception of the July 4 holiday.
The mobile market will sell local, fresh produce; with many of the produce being grown in Natchitoches’ very own Community Garden. Community members young and old are encouraged to take advantage of the convenience of shopping for fruits and vegetables in their neighborhood or a neighborhood near them. For more information on the Mobile Market please contact Valerie Balthazar at (318) 328-4211.
Portable Park will offer a variety of games and activities designed to get children up and moving. Through games and activities the Portable Park will offer all ages the opportunity to learn new skills and tips on how to live a healthy, active lifestyle. Portable Park will be free of charge for anyone wanting to participate. For more information on Portable Park please call Brett Rodriguez at (318) 238-5490.
These projects are funded by a Healthy Behaviors Program Grant from The Rapides Foundation.