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VFW 7286 Indoor/Outdoor Market Sale, Vendors Wanted

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VFW 7286 (located 2013 Ronald Reagan Hwy.) hosts an Indoor/Outdoor Market Sale on Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 8 a.m. – 12 noon. Open to the Public.

Vendors will include but not be limited to: food trucks, food vendors, jewelry, clothing, boutique, yard sale items, crafts and more. If you would like to sign up to be a vendor, Indoor space (10 x 12) is $45 and Outdoor space is $35. Contact Mike G. – 985-869-0085, Dustin V. – 985-249-9817 or Tiffany Mc – 985-710-5699.

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Violeta’s Presents A DIY Terrarium Pop-Up This Sunday

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Violeta’s presents a DIY Terrarium Pop-Up this Sunday, June 27, 2021 from 2 p.m. til 6 p.m. at 608 E. Boston Street. All ages are welcome, and $20 includes all supplies. Bring your family or just come create one for yourself! Activity takes about 15 minutes to make!

Pop-Up Is Located at 708 E. Boston Street. Contact Sara for more information at 225-371-9489. Visit Violeta’s online at shopvioletas.com.

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

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The Friends of the Library of West St.Tammany will have a book sale on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19 from 9:00-4:00 at our building located at 1301 N Florida St. in Covington, near the fairgrounds.
We sell books, DVDs, music and audio CDs ,vinyl records and puzzles from .25 -$2.

To celebrate summer, our specials include “Buy 1, Get 1 Free on all CDs and DVDs and books on travel, gardening and cookbooks.

For more information call Debbie Reed at 504-957-5898

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STAA Covington Art Market This Saturday at Lee Lane

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St. Tammany Art Association, in partnership with the City of Covington, presents the Covington Art Market, a seasonal juried market of visual arts and crafts held on first Saturday of the month.

The Saturday markets are held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market is now hosted on Lee Lane in downtown Covington. The event features a variety of work from local and regional artists, including jewelry, photography, paintings, woodworking, fiber art, pottery and more.

The purpose of the market is to provide exposure and a venue for our members to showcase and sell their work. While you’re here, we encourage you to visit other downtown locations, including exhibitions at the Art House, the nostalgic array of goods and the historic museum at H.J. Smith & Sons General Store and the Saturday Farmers Market, which takes place from 8 a.m. to noon at 609 N. Columbia Street, just a few blocks away.

Then enjoy a bite at one of downtown Covington’s many restaurants. It’s a great way to spend your Saturday!

Artists May Reserve A Booth Online

Covington Art Market is a juried market of STAA Artist Members. STAA Artist Membership is required to participate. Become an Artist Member here.

CAM is a great opportunity for fine artists seeking a venue to sell their artwork. Painters, photographers, mixed media artists, illustrators, potters, sculptors are all encouraged to participate. Held in partnership with the City of Covington, the Covington Art Market is held on the first Saturday of the month during our Spring and Fall seasons including a special holiday market held the first Sunday of December, noon to 5 pm, as part of Shop Local Artists Week. New opportunities this year include evening markets during special events, including Spring for Art, Fall for Art and during the Covington Business Association’s White Linen for Public Art festival.

Artists now have the option of submitting payment online. Registration forms should still be submitted and emailed to Info@StTammany.Art.

New artists, please do not remit payment until your application has been approved.

To remit payment, please select appropriate menu (individual artist or two artists sharing space) and select the month from the drop down menu at the registration screen.

A separate registration is required for each date. For two artists sharing a space, membership is required for each artist.

Please note that the Art Markets are open only to artists who have been approved through a juried process.

For more information contact St. Tammany Art Association at (985) 892-8650 or info@sttammany.art

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This Week at the Farmer’s Market with Charlene LeJeune

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It’s Tuesday again, my friends, right on time! Time to start thinking about a lovely day at the market tomorrow and a wonderful lunch. Feast on an old favorite from Kandy – lemongrass infused chicken on a bed of noodles and lettuce. Yum! She also offers her pan seared salmon on a bed of noodles or shredded cabbage salad. It’s best to order that ahead (225-329-6470). Then over to Bhakti Farms for one of his amazing vegan burgers, Curry Bowl or Bhakti Bowl. And pick up some of Johnny’s Cajun Spice. You’ll need it for a recipe. I hope you brought your scissors and knives ‘cause Dave will be there with his sharpener.

Kristen will be there with lots of eggs. Brighten up your morning with a simple egg frittata. Slice or chop one onion and sauté it in 1 tbsp butter. Add 1/2 green pepper, chopped, turn up the heat a bit and cook for a couple minutes. Whisk up about 6 eggs with a splash of milk (almond milk will work as well) with a dash or two of Johnny’s Cajun Spice. Before adding the eggs to the pan, toss in a handful of chopped chard or spinach and let it wilt. Now, you can pour in the eggs and top with feta cheese (geez, I hope you picked up some from Huckleberry Fred’s on Saturday.) Bake in a 375F oven for 20-25 min till the eggs are set and not jiggly. You’ll enjoy having an Organic Pineapple Ginger (coconut sugar) Bucha or and Organic fresh Goumi berry Tepache with your meal.

Tuesday may sneak up on us but Saturday never will. And this Saturday, we are welcoming a newcomer to the gazebo, Darrell Galatia. So take advantage of the gorgeous weather and the fabulous music with a stroll around the market.

Never one to just make plain ole jams and jellies, Althee has got a lot of real winners on her table, from her Goumi Berry jelly to Elderberry Jelly to Persimmon to Scuppernong jelly. I know. That was my first thought. What in the world is a scuppernong? Turns out it is the oldest muscadine cultivar around, looking like a large white grape. Tessier Gourmet doesn’t hide behind the plain, either, with prepared dishes such as Smothered Chicken, Brisket in Red Wine Sauce, and Mushrooms in Parmesan Cream.

Six Acres has a remarkable assortment of microgreens like China Rose Radish and Genovese Basil. Just think how that would taste garnishing a plate of Tessier’s Smothered Chicken, mmm. They also have quail eggs and egg scissors. (Yeah, you read that right.) Well, of course I asked and the egg scissors are specially made to crack a quail egg. These petite little orbs are so delicate that if you cracked them like a regular egg you really run the risk of egg shells in your omelet.

So, I’m over at our new vendors the gator meat people, Gina & Andy, and I overhear a recipe for grilling gator meat. Don’t worry…I got it. First, you’ll need a trip over to Bhakti Farms ‘cause you’ll need some of Johnny’s Cajun seasoning (or you can use an inferior store brand). Simply sprinkle over your gator meat and let it marinate in the fridge for about an hour. Then (on soaked skewers) build your “kebabs” alternating the gator with sausage from Jubilee (smoked or green onion) and pineapple (sorry, you’ll have to get that from the store). Then pop the gatorbabs onto the grill. How easy is that? You could easily add or substitute yellow squash or zucchini (Sam or Vince) or those cute mini white squashes Nick has or mushrooms from James.

If you didn’t get feta or goat cheese from Huckleberry Fred’s last week, pick some up. I find it very useful in many recipes especially over sliced squash or zucchini (Nick, Vince, Sam). Simply slice your squash of choice, toss with a bit of olive oil and season your your favorite blend. Then place on a cookie sheet into a 400F oven for 15 to 20 min until desired doneness. Enjoy! But you won’t be able to enjoy it if you sleep in, right? See ya there!

Lots of love,

Charlene LeJeune

Abundant Life Kitchen

The Covington Farmers’ Market is open each Wednesday, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire and every Saturday from 8a.m. to 12p.m. on the side lawn of the Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St. Call (985) 892-1873 for information or visit www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org

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This Week at the Farmer’s Market by Charlene LeJeune

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Joy and happiness to you, my friends! The pollen and the rain have been monstrous the past few weeks but we have a cure in store…or at least at the trailhead. Fresh Double K eggs —boil ‘em, roast ‘em, stick ‘em in a stew—they’re just packed full of nutrition plus they’re delicious. Bhakti Farms has several wonderful sandwiches from which to chose and I believe Johnny’s special sauce has panacean properties. Of course, the sprouts add lots of nutrition. I don’t think I need to extol the benefits of Jerry’s raw honey and isn’t it just sooo delish on pancakes, toast, ice cream…?

Abeer is preparing tabouli for tomorrow and she’ll have grape leaves but the piéce de resistance is her baklava. I know, now you’re gonna have that thought roaming around in your mind until you can get some tomorrow. Shredded cabbage salad is an amazing pick-me-up no matter what the day brings. But then, so is Kandy’s lemongrass chicken salad, and, let’s face it, her shrimp cream cheese rolls can cure just about anything. Mignon has you covered with several tonics —a pineapple ginger coco-bucha fizz (just saying that makes you feel good) and a multi-floral probiotic tonic fizz.

Zac Maras will headline in the gazebo this week so prepare for some great music wafting throughout the market. Norma always has her fabulous quiche slices, perfect to bring home for a hearty brunch or Sunday breakfast. Grab a brownie or two while you’re there; you won’t regret it.

Northshore Greens still has celery and plenty of salad greens. Becky also makes sure to have fresh herbs to make your dishes delightful. Kale and chard were on Nick’s table this past weekend and there were plenty of carrots and lettuce. Vince says he will have broccoli soon but the yellow squash and zucchini were in abundance. Roasted veggies go so beautifully with roast chicken (Credo Farms) or grilled sausage (Jubilee) and so easy to fix. Just cut squash in slices, florets from cauliflower, and just leave the carrots whole (perfect size). Toss with a little olive oil and seasoning or use one of Jennifer’s butter blends (melted). Cover and roast until almost done, then remove the covering and finish cooking. While you’re getting your beautiful butter, check out Jennifer’s spring flavors of macaroons—salted caramel, strawberry shortcake, and lavender. For breakfast, she’s added a hash brown and egg pie and orange morning buns (oh my, doesn’t that sound delicious?)

With the temps getting milder, I’m sure you’re all ready to get outside so dust the cobwebs off your grill and pick up some of Jubilee Farm’s sausages. With choices like green onion, Italian, hot, chorizo, and Cajun, ya can’t go wrong! Liz and Paul have such a variety of beef, pork, and lamb products that you can surely find the perfect meat for the grill, unless you’re vegetarian but then, those veggies are really tasty grilled, too. Credo Farms has all cuts of chicken, ready for you to season and pop on the grill, in the oven, or into a stew.

You may wish to dust the cobwebs off your gardening tools as well and check out what starter plants Alton has to offer — yellow squash, zucchini, cucumber, tomato, and definitely herbs. There’s nothing like having an herb garden to snip fresh herbs for your meals.

There’s more to discover at your Covington Farmers’ Market but ya have to be here to discover them all.

Lots of love,

Charlene LeJeune

Abundant Life Kitchen

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This Week at the Farmer’s Market

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March 31, 2021

What a lovely day outside, my friends. Now, I don’t care what the weather says I’’m believing for sunny skies —or at least dry ones—or tomorrow. So, come on out and help us bid goodbye to March and hello to April! Abeer is preparing that fabulous Mediterranean dish, Ouzi, for tomorrow — a delightful pastry filled with rice, ground beef, peas, carrots, almonds and pine nuts! Tsatziki, hummus, and Baba Ghanoush will also be on her table. Bring your knives and scissors for David to sharpen and while you wait, sharpen your taste buds on one of Jerome’s amazing crepes and chocolate cake.

A scrumptious array of vegetarian burgers and goodies are waiting to astound you at Bhakti Farms. Stop by Mignon’s to find her latest tonics and Jun. She always has something tasty and loaded with health benefits. One of Kandy’s delicious salads or spring rolls is always a great choice and, of course, a glass of calming jasmine tea. But, if you want decadence, go for the shrimp and cream cheese rolls. Remember to pick up your Double K eggs (it is Easter week, after all) and some of Jerry’s sweet honey. Fingers crossed that we’ll be seeing Eddie and some wonderful veggies in the next few weeks.

Manuel’s Hot Tamales will be firing up the gazebo this Easter Saturday and before you know it their music will fill the market. So grab a hot coffee or cold tea from the pavilion and get shoppin’!

Have you started on your garden yet? Well, no worries, Alton has lots of starter plants all ready for you — tomato, mirliton, herbs — with more coming as the weeks go by. Now that you have your veggie plants sorted, what about the front garden…the patio…the backyard? Maiden hair fern, stag horn fern, and beautiful bougainvillea can be found at Ms. Betty’s. And just down the “road” in either direction, you’ll find amazing plants at Trudy’s and Dennis’. Beautify your home inside and out!

Our artisan bakers have some wonderful things in store for you. Jennifer at Bear Creek Road will have Italian Easter Bread—gorgeous little rounds, similar in appearance to king cakes, with a colored egg in the center. Casatiella, a bread made with salami and gruyere cheese, and Easter French macaroons and Jewish Challah loaves will also be available.

Scottish shortbread cookies and decorated sugar cookies will be the stars at Happy Flour. Patrick tells me he and Madeleine are also creating a black garlic and black sesame sourdough bread that will accompany any Easter meal. And don’t forget to check out the cartoon character parade of sugar cookies that Vincent and Mauricio create!

Veggies galore fill the grounds — cabbages, cauliflower, sweet potatoes, broccolini flowers, pea shoots, microgreens, sprouts, salad mixes, Brussels sprouts, not to mention strawberries and satsumas. And that’s not all you’ll find. There’s raw honey, kombucha, fresh juices, kefir, milk, goat cheeses, cheesecake, and more. So whether you’re celebrating the Resurrection or the Easter Bunny, the place to be is here at our Covington Farmers’ Market! See you there!

Lots of love,

Charlene LeJeune

Abundant Life Kitchen

The Covington Farmers’ Market is open each Wednesday, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire and every Saturday from 8a.m. to 12p.m. on the side lawn of the Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St. Call (985) 892-1873 for information or visit www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

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Friends of the Library Book Sale
Saturday, March 27, 2021 from 9am to 4pm.
We look forward to seeing you! Please mention the sale to your friends, schools, teachers and all who love to read. We are a non profit organization, with a volunteer staff who work hard to support the needs of the West St. Tammany Parish Library branches. The Friends of the Library of West St. Tammany is located at 1301 N. Florida St. in Covington.
Book prices range from 25¢ (children’s) up to $1 (others).

A few notes regarding safety measures in place:

  • You will be asked to sign in.
  • You must wear a mask to enter and practice social distancing. There will be two people max in each room for a total of 16 shoppers in the building.
    Our volunteers will be assisting with any questions or with reaching items in high places. Shopping time is limited to 40 minutes; you can get in line again.
    Please bring your own canvas tote, bags or boxes. Because of space, we have a very limited supply of small boxes.
  • Find Friends of the Library of West St. Tammany on Facebook
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The Shipping Post, Packing and Shipping in Downtown Covington for 21 Years

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The Shipping Post has 21 years of experience in packing and shipping, conveniently located downtown right under the water tower. The Shipping Post has the unique option to pick the best value for the customer’s shipping needs. Custom Packing, Mailbox Rentals, Faxing, Copying, Business Brochure display, Business Card Display and all mailing/packing services are offered.

The Shipping Post offers USPS, UPS, FedEx and DHL shipping. They can pack and ship almost everything, and new mailboxes are now available! Located in downtown Covington at 427 N. Theard Street. Open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and closed Sundays. Questions? Call the Shipping Post at 985-867-9895 and find them on Facebook.

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New Local Business Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies on Friday in Covington

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Join the City of Covington in welcoming these new businesses at their ribbon cutting ceremonies on Friday, January 29th, 2021, starting at 10:30 am. The ceremonies begin at Cured on Columbia at 415 N. Columbia Street, and continue to Hub985 Nutrition at 100 S. Tyler Street, Muses Spa and Beauty Boutique at 506 S. Tyler, and ending with Heart of Style at 2100 N. Collins Blvd, Suite 154.

“We are excited to welcome so many new businesses to Covington,” says Bridget Hatty, the new Coordinator at the City’s Office of Cultural Arts & Events. “Please consider visiting our new businesses and supporting our growing community!”

Ribbon cutting ceremonies are attended by the Mayor’s Office, the Office of Cultural Arts & Events and local City Council members.

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Golden Light Hosts Candlemass Sale at the Covington Farmers’ Market

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Hand-made Beeswax Candles by Golden Light

Stop by the Covington Farmers’ Market this Saturday January 23 to catch a Candlemass sale from Golden Light. These candles are made with 100% organic pure local beeswax and cotton wicks. All sizes and varieties are included in the sale, such as votive and tapers. Golden Light will continue the sale at the Market on Saturdays for the next 2-3 weeks, or until the candles are sold out.

The Covington Farmers’ Market is open each Wednesday, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire and every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the side lawn of the Covington Police Station, 609 N. Columbia St. Call (985) 892-1873 for information or visit www.covingtonfarmersmarket.org

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Shop Local – Violeta’s Offers Gifts for Christmas

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Buy Local for Christmas!

Here at Violeta’s Floral & Plant Shop we have lots of artisan designed gifts available! Our preserved wreaths are a beautiful gift that will last forever. We also carry an assortment of houseplants and planters for that green thumb in your life!

Stop by the shop at 708 E. Boston Street in downtown Covington. Or you can place Christmas orders by calling 225-371-9489! Our store hours are Wednesday-Friday 10-4pm & Saturday-Sunday 11-3pm. Check out www.shopvioletas.com to learn more, and follow us on Facebook!

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Farmer’s Market Recipe: Mustard Greens & Shiitake Stir Fry

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Fresh recipes inspired by local ingredients found at the Covington Farmer’s Market by Chelsea Cochrane

This is a quick and easy recipe, and a tasty way to get the amazing health benefits of fresh mustard greens! Mustard greens are low in calories yet high in fiber and many essential vitamins and minerals. In particular, they’re an excellent source of vitamins C and K. They are also high in antioxidants, and may have immune boosting and anti-cancer properties(1).

You can find mustards and other great greens in abundance at the Covington Farmers’ Market! Mix it up with some bok choy from Sam’s Sprouts for a milder flavor. Shiitake mushrooms from Screaming Oaks Farm adds an additional immune and nutritional boost. You can serve this dish by itself, or with some chicken from Crudo Farm or pork from Jubilee Farm.

Mustard Green & Shiitake Stir Fry

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbs sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbs toasted sesame oil
  • 1 bunch (about 7 cups) mustard greens, washed, de-stemmed & chopped
  • 1/2 lb of shiitake mushrooms from Screaming Oaks Mushroom Farm
  • 1/3 cup shredded carrot & radish each (Sam & Nick have some beautiful radishes!)
  • 1 Tbs minced fresh garlic
  • 2 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp dried chili flakes
  • 2 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • dash of course salt & sugar
  • 2 cups cooked jasmine rice

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Chinese cuisine suggests putting the mustard greens in boiling water with a little salt & oil for about 2 – 3 minutes to preserve its fresh green color. Strain in a colander and let sit aside.
  2. In a large skillet or wok, toast the sesame seeds over medium heat, stirring constantly until they are golden brown and crackling, about 2 minutes. Transfer to bowl and set aside uncovered.
  3. Add sesame oil to hot skillet & heat at medium-high. Stir in the mustard greens, and continue to stir about 1 – 2 minutes as greens cook down. Mix in mushrooms, garlic, ginger, chili flakes, rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, salt & sugar. Stir in for a few minutes longer. Remove from heat, mix in your toasted sesame seeds, and serve over steamed jasmine rice!
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Louisiana Shop Local Artists Week – December 6 – 12, 2020

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A seven day celebration of the arts. The first week of December.

All around the nation, artists of all genres, arts organizations and cultural economy businesses are planning celebrations of the arts and the professionals whose talents create the rich cultural fabric of our state. Festivals and art markets, performing arts events, culinary extravaganzas, art exhibitions, healing arts, film screenings, literary events and more–all of these are part of the cultural industry, enhancing the quality of life for our citizens and visitors while providing tremendous economic impact.

St. Tammany Art Association hosts a monthly market featuring local artists on Lee Lane

An opportunity to explore the many facets of the arts and to support creatives.

Shop Local Artists Week is a great time for holiday shopping, for truly one-of-a-kind gifts and arts experiences. Peruse the offerings of local galleries and museums. Purchase music and memorabilia from some of your favorite local musicians. Pick up tickets from a community theatre or performing arts center, for a chance to make memories with your gift recipient. Art workshops provide an opportunity to enhance artistic skills or to discover new passions. For avid readers, what better gift than a book penned by and signed by local authors? And explore the world of culinary arts with unique dining experiences at local restaurants.

Can’t decide? Gift certificates are an ideal choice for your special recipients. And don’t forget to pick up a something for yourself, too!

Be a part of it! 

From metropolitan cities to rural communities, a variety of Shop Local Artist Week events are being created and presented by local artists and cultural organizations. To find events, contact your local Cultural District, Main Street or Arts Agency.

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Why Shop Local? A Message from Covington Weekly

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Our goal with Covington Weekly is to promote the local goods and services we have available to us in this area. We believe that a strong sustainable infrastructure is built on a community that supports itself through supporting its businesses, producers and farms.

Buying your coffee at a local café, your gifts at a local shop and your produce from a local farm increases the demands for these items, which stimulates more local businesses and local jobs. More of the money spent locally stays in our community, whether through taxes, payroll or continued support of other local businesses and organizations. Local businesses also increase tourism dollars to downtown areas, and on average provide better jobs with more opportunities for advancement. Supporting local artists and makers promotes the culture of our community. Local farms generally use better farming practices with more focus on environmental impacts, quality of products and consideration for the land and animals they care for.

Possibly most importantly, our drive to promote our local businesses and producers comes from our love for our community, and our desire to see it flourish and to share its beauty with generations to follow.

For a list of wonderful local businesses to patron please visit our advertisers, go to shoplocalusa.com/covington and check out the Covington Business Association’s business listings on their website gocovington.org.

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‘Christmas in the Country’ Shop Local Event Kicks Off After Thanksgiving in Covington

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The City of Covington and merchants of Lee Lane present Christmas in the Country, an annual event happening Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving, and every Saturday until Christmas.

Savor the turn-of-the-century charm of Lee Lane with your family and friends and make holiday memories! Enjoy live music while discovering quality merchandise and one of a kind gift items.

Shops throughout downtown Covington offer special shopping events, refreshments and door prizes. Discovering everything from couture fashions to original fine art, home furnishings, and antique treasures in dozens of boutiques and galleries, as well entertainment in Covington’s historic St. John District throughout the month (see separate events on our calendar).

Then, take a break at luxurious spas and salons, getting an on-the-go fresh lunch, or staying for an evening of fine dining at the city’s award-winning restaurants and entertainment at nightclubs in and around the downtown area.

Weekly, most shops are open 9am-5pm Monday through Saturday, some on Sundays, and many restaurants are open every day. Parking is free throughout the walkable district, on the street and in public parking “oxlots.”

Check their Facebook page for updates: Christmas in the Country Covington LA

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Violeta’s Flower & Plant Shop GRAND OPENING This Weekend

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Violeta’s is a flower & plant shop located in Downtown Covington. We specialize in floral design and hold a unique array of gifts & houseplants that will add a touch of natural beauty to any environment. We also host Do-It-Yourself workshops for all ages, giving patrons a fun way to learn something new. We are excited about getting to know the community we are happy to call home and hope to offer something different & memorable. 

We at Violeta’s are here for all of your floral needs and we want to work side-by-side with you to create something truly beautiful. We strive to make sure the end result reflects each client’s vision. 

Please stop in and meet the owner & designer, Sara, at our GRAND OPENING this WEEKEND (November 28th & 29th from 10 am – 4 pm) at 708 East Boston St. in downtown Covington, LA. Or stop by Wednesday-Friday (10 am – 4 pm) & Saturday- Sunday (11 am – 3 pm). Check out www.shopvioletas.com to learn more, and follow us on Facebook!
We look forward to meeting you!  

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Holiday Gifts At Lucy’s Artisan Apothecary

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The tree is loaded with ready-made gifts at Lucy’s Artisan Apothecary for everyone on your list!  Bundles of favorite items, or Lucy’s will customize your gift bundle!  Lucy’s Artisan Apothecary offers acclaimed soaps, deodorants, make-up, bath bombs, personal care products, local art and much more.

Visit Lucy’s Artisan Apothecary at 503 N. Columbia St. or find them online:  lucysartisanapothecary.com. Lucy’s is open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mon. – Sat.  For more information, call 985-276-4058

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Goodbee Plumbing: Residential & Commercial

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As a family-owned and locally operated plumbing company in Covington, Goodbee Plumbing Inc. provides fast and reliable service to residential and commercial property owners throughout Pontchatoula, St. Tammany Parish, Hammond, and the surrounding areas. Local plumbers have so much more to offer when your drains need a thorough cleaning, you have remodeling needs, your sewers get backed up, or you’re stung with other plumbing headaches hard to get rid of on your own.

Have a plumbing question? Not sure if you need to call in the experts to help with your plumbing problem? Goodbee Plumbing is here to help!  Browse our plumbing tips & frequently asked questions for answers to some of the most common plumbing questions online at our website:  goodbeeplumbinganddrains.com

Don’t see your question listed? Need help with a specific plumbing problem? Call  today (985) 999-1297 !

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Lucy’s Artisan Apothecary

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Lucy’s Artisan Apothecary  Since 2008 Lucy has offered her own skin care, mineral makeup, soaps, lotions, and her much acclaimed No Offense Deodorant, through Etsy and local markets.  Now Lucy’s Artisan Apothecary is located in historic downtown Covington at 503 North Columbia Street.  Lucy’s is open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday (closed Sundays). 

Lucy’s now offers liquid soaps on tap, as well as bath salts.  Refillable containers available.  Lucy’s Artisan Apothecary is now home of NOLAS and Fleur de Light candles, as well as Lucy’s  own handmade candles.

         985-276-4058   lucysartisanapothecary.com