Southeastern students sponsor Farmers Market Oct. 28
Monday, October 26, 2015
by: Rene Abadie
HAMMOND - The Southeastern Louisiana University student organization Reconnect will
sponsor a farmers market in front of the Student Union on Wednesday, Oct. 28, from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The only student-run farmers market on a college campus in the state, the event features food sales from area farmers, free food samples, arts and crafts, and cooking demonstrations by Emma Lammon, pastry chef, and Jarrett Aucoin, assistant chef, from Del Porto Ristorante located in Downtown Covington.
Top vendors Blue Ribbon Pies and Locally Preserved will be returning this year. The Southeastern Ceramics Club will be displaying and selling pottery items. Music will be provided by KLSU.
A student environmental club, Reconnect participates in the Real Food Challenge, a national effort among college students to promote the use of locally grown, healthy and sustainable food products.