Southeastern students sponsor Farmers Market Nov. 15

Contact: Rene Abadie
Date: November 12, 2012

     HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana University student organization Reconnect will sponsor a farmers market in the Student Union Mall on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

     The only student-run farmers market on a college campus in the state, the event features local farmers who will be providing samples of their farm-fresh produce and selling their locally grown products. Local chefs will also offer cooking demonstrations.

     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.

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