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From Local Farms to Your Table

June is a good time for local produce, and we have a cornucopia of this year’s yield in store.

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Family Affair at Luckett Farms

A visit to their farms in Central or Pride – or a quick click on their website – shows that for locals Derek and Kacie Luckett, farming is a family affair. Passionate about growing, harvesting, and cooking fresh, healthy food, the Lucketts involve their children Dalton, 8, and Maycee, 4, in the seven-day-a-week working farm.

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Ben and Ben Becnel Farms

The father and son team of Ben & Ben Becnel, Inc., has been farming 250 acres in Plaquemines Parish for more than 40 years, and is widely known for their Creole tomatoes and Louisiana citrus. Along with tomatoes, the farm is currently harvesting okra, squash, bell peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, cantaloupes and watermelons. This Sunday, July […]

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