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CSAs: Alternative Marketing for Growers
Peas at a CSA near Shreveport

Community Supported Agriculture is an alternative marketing method for commercial vegetable growers. Growers sell a share of their anticipated harvest directly to consumers and deliver an agreed-upon portion of their crops to subscribers throughout the season.

A Guide to Growing a School Butterfly Garden
butterfly gardens

The benefits of school gardens are numerous and are not restricted to a particular age group. Gardens can accomodate student's visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning styles. (PDF format only)

School garden designed to help fight disease
Clinton garden

(Distributed 05/17/12) East Feliciana 4-H clubs hope their school-community garden project will help decrease the incidence of diabetes and high blood pressure in elementary and junior high students in the parish.

4-H Gardening Contest
4-H Gardening Contestant Participants

A gardening contest to encourage 4-H'ers to try their hand at vegetable gardening.

Community Garden Program
Threesome in the garden
This project provides education and assistance for the creation and ongoing support of community gardens.