Farmers markets support the economic, social, environmental, and physical health of their communities, and CLEDA is committed to developing a vibrant network of rural farmers markets in Central Louisiana!  Explore this page to learn more about our work to design tools and trainings for rural communities, facilitate coordination among market leaders, unify and promote each market, and provide technical assistance to implement food access and incentive programs. 

Rural Farmers Market Month

Experience markets at their peak during the inaugural Rural Farmers Market Month this June!

Resources for Market Leaders

Running a farmers market is complex.  We’re constantly curating the best tools to help equip our market managers for the job.

Find a Market!

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Technical Assistance

Wondering how to grow a thriving farmers market? We can work with you and get you the help you need.


Alexandria Farmers Market

Managed by CLEDA, the Alexandria Farmers Market is Central Louisiana’s flagship market. It is our testing ground to find the best programs and strategies possible, and we use what we learn to help other markets in our region. Click to learn about the market or get involved! 

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