The annual Louisiana Farmers’ Market conference

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Representatives from the German Coast Farmers’ Market recently participated in the annual Louisiana Farmers’ Market Conference, held in Rayne. The one-day meeting, sponsored by the LSU AgCenter, featured an educational presentation by the group titled “Lessons Learned from an Eight-year-old Market.” Commissioner Mike Strain with the La. Department of Agriculture and Forestry gave the keynote address. Presenters at the first annual LA Farmers’ Market Conference were (left to right) Board member and Vendor Representative Deirdre Faucheux, Board President Marilyn Richoux, Board Vice-President Ann Montgomery and P.R. Coordinator Roxanne Fisher.