12th Street Bakery // A Community Supported Approach

by Spencer Valdespino, Writer & Videographer Baking and community just go together. And Alaskan native Elizabeth Cotter is putting the community into her bakery with a community supported approach — instead of going to a storefront, customers sign up for weekly bread drops. Formerly a resident of Alaska, Cotter had a bakery called “Bun on […]

Donner-Peltier Distillers // Local Spirits

by Spencer Valdespino, Writer & Videographer The sweet scent of molasses and whiskey quickly fill the nostrils of customers who walk in. The small lobby has seating for about ten people–standing room for maybe 50. The walls are decorated with the award-winning liquor bottles. Souvenirs of glasses, sweaters, t-shirts and alcohol are also on display […]

Lafourche Central Market // A Rural Market

by Andetrie Vicks, Writer & Special Sections With hog headcheese and cracklings, chicken and duck eggs, beef and turkey jerky, arts and crafts, starter plants and more, there is something for everyone at the LAFOURCHE CENTRAL MARKET, where all the items here are fresh, homegrown or made by their vendor with no middleman involved. “The […]

Mudbug Brewery // Locally Inspired Beer

by Betsy Davis, Features Editor Anyone with a craving for some liquid Cajun culture can take a ride down Highway 3185 and indulge their senses at the Mudbug Brewery, a young Thibodaux-based manufacturing and distribution business that’s got something to different to offer even the most curious pallets. The King Cake Ale is one of […]