Southeastern’s reconnect to sponsor farmers market
Contact: Rene Abadie
Date: April 18, 2012
HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana University student environmental club Reconnect will sponsor a farmers market Wednesday (April 25) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union.
Intended to promote healthy eating choices among students, the market will feature farmers from the Indiana Springs Co-op, the Pointe Coupee Co-op, area strawberry farmer Heather Robertson and chef Phil O'Donnell of O'Donnell's Market in Hammond. The vendors will be providing samples and selling their locally grown food.
Reconnect is participating in the Real Food Challenge, a national effort among college students to promote the use of locally grown, healthy and sustainable food products.