Southeastern students sponsor farmers market November 16
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
by: Rene Abadie
HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana University student organization Reconnect will
sponsor a farmers market in front of the Student Union on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The event will feature fresh and local produce from Reconnect, food samples, beef jerky, popsicles, ceramics, jewelry, natural soaps, henna, and much more. Vendors include Simple Works’ all-natural bath and body products, Tea Cakes by Lillie’s Daughter, Italian cookies by BAP, and Crescent City Pops.
“Holiday season is upon us again! Come shop local, handmade jewelry, all natural soaps, delicious jams, and more to finish all your holiday shopping at the Reconnect Farmer's Market without having to leave campus,” said Alexis Taylor, vice president of Reconnect.
Student vendors are encouraged to participate by emailing Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org. A table and tablecloth are provided at no charge.
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.