The Lafayette Hub City Farmers Market opens in the Oil Center on Saturday, May 1 at the civilized hour of 8 a.m to noon.
The Gotreaux family organic farm will be there, offering snow peas, swiss chard, kale, eggs, fresh and smoked tilapia filets. Other vendors include Jim’s Country Pies, Ron and Rosanna Czarnecki’s granola, granola bars, and probiotic lacto fermented beverages, Tom Anger’s backyard gardener vegies and many others. The market is located on Heymann Blvd. in the parking lot opposite Champagne’s Market.
Their new Web site, www.lafayettehubcitymarket.com, will be up and running soon. On the Web site you’ll be able to sign up for e-newsletters and meet each vendor participating at the market.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.
Philip deMahy Sr., a once respected New Iberia ad exec, was sentenced May 2 to spend the next two years (he faced up to 100 years) in a state penitentiary after state and federal investigators found dozens of images depicting children engaged in lewd sexual acts on his personal computer.