St. Francis Vegetable Garden<span style="color:#4B9A98;"> // Feeding the Community</span>

by Claire LeBeouf Writer & Special Sections When Kimber Ratcliff, Chris Ledet and Nancy Bernard discussed the idea of opening a local garden, they never expected that two months later they would break ground with the help of Catholic Charities and quickly become one of the most successful charitable organizations in the area. The original St. Francis […]

Rienzi Market <span style="color:#4B9A98;">// Connecting Food and Community

by Andetrie Vicks Writer & Special Sections Rienzi Market is more than just a place to buy fresh produce, it’s a place that gives back — the local bounty — to the community. “There is something special about going to the market and buying fresh food that has been grown by members of the community you […]

Nicholls Farmers’ Market<span style="color:#4B9A98;"> // Educating Students</span>

by Adam Doucet Managing Editor Farmers markets are popping up all over the state as a result of the nation’s switch to fresh, healthier diets. And Nicholls State University is no differnet. The Nicholls Farmers’ Market began offering students healthier and fresher food items at the beginning of the Fall 2015 semester and is held […]