Greens on the Red

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Fri March 14, 2014
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First 'Greens on the Red' set to launch in Shreveport

LSU extension agent Grace Peterson admires a thriving rosemary bush growing in the Highland Community Garden in Shreveport.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

An initiative to create a healthy regional food system for the Ark-La-Tex is the motivation behind an event Sunday in Shreveport called “Greens on the Red.” 

The event will recognize the wide variety of greens that can grow in this region. The first “Greens on the Red” will showcase 18 greens, according to LSU Extension Agent Grace Peterson. She says she hopes to demonstrate that growing leafy vegetables doesn’t have to mean planting a high-maintenance garden.

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