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8:36am

Mon August 11, 2014
Local

Central Louisiana school sought for Harvest of the Month farm-to-school project

A new pilot program in Louisiana aims to get locally grown food into school cafeterias.

The Harvest of the Month project seeks one school in central Louisiana to participate in the grant.

The goal is to increase access to local produce in schools, encourage students to make healthy food choices, and deliver a curriculum that informs students where their food comes from in support of the local foods movement, according to John Dean, regional food systems planner at the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance.

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11:03am

Tue January 17, 2012
Business

Cenla rice growers organize an association

USA Rice Federation

Rice farmers in the four-parish Central Louisiana region are creating an association that will give them direct representation on the state's rice board.

 

Members will meet Jan. 25 in Bunkie with the USA Rice Federation.

11:02am

Fri December 9, 2011
Arts

Smithsonian exhibit comes to tiny town

The Southern Forest Heritage Museum in Longleaf, La., opens "Journey Stories," a traveling Smithsonian exhibit. The exhibit allows museum to tell its own story of central Louisiana sawmill workers.