The number of Black-owned businesses continues to grow in St. Tammany Parish. With love from locals and visitors, these businesses and others will continue to thrive in our communities for years to come. Show your support by trying one of the newest Black-owned restaurants on the Northshore or stop into one you haven’t visited in a while.

Let us introduce you to some of St. Tammany’s Black-owned businesses and provide a list of more to explore. Get out and support the local Black-owned businesses on the Louisiana Northshore!


Roots Plants + Coffee Owner, Bee, leans on a counter in a room filled with flowers at her business Roots Plants & Coffee in Olde Towne Slidell

This trendy plant and coffee shop is new to the scene in Olde Towne Slidell. The bright and encouraging atmosphere here lifts one's spirits the moment they step inside. Owner, Bee, can be found assisting fellow plant lovers or hosting group classes focused on keeping your plants alive. Roots is the perfect place for an afternoon break with freshly brewed coffee, good conversation and an airy feel.


Shirts hang on the wall above jewelry and accessories at Black Flower Apparel in Covington, LABlack Flower Apparel

Bringing good vibes and great shirts to downtown Covington and all of St. Tammany Parish, Black Flower Apparel is all about showing off our local communities and the creators within them. Harold (together with his wife Amber) has filled the store with locally made jewelry representing area schools, unique works of art and candles created by Organically Wicked, another local Black-owned business in St. Tammany.




Willie's Taste of Soul Willie's Taste of Soul Seafood Gumbo - Mandeville Farmers Market - Taken by Jada Durden

At the Mandeville Trailhead Community Market, Willie's Taste of Soul speaks to the inner you with every delicious bite. The seafood gumbo Willie serves is beyond words and will make your trip to the market unforgettable. Willie is at the market on Saturdays from 9AM to 1PM and the best part about visiting him there is that you can explore the other vendors too.  If it isn't a market day, you can reach Willie by email at (Photo Credit: Jada Durden)



Young girls sit on fancy chairs as they get pedicures at Spoil Me Rott'n Day Spa for Kids, SlidellSpoil Me Rott'n Day Spa for Kids

Take your kid and their best friend to get pampered at Spoil Me Rott'n Day Spa for Kids in Slidell. Your little princess will feel like the Queen during her mani-pedi and facial treatment. Spoil Me Rott'n also offers spa products, such as bath bombs, shower gels and fruity-scented makeup, that you and your mini-me can enjoy at home.




More Black-owned restaurants and businesses to explore:

If you know of other Black-owned businesses located in St.Tammany Parish, please reach out to us at with the business' contact information.