SLU Student Enhances Farmers Market

Story by The Advocate

HAMMOND — As an undergraduate studying sociology at Southeastern Louisiana University, Ashton Herron became interested in environmental sociology — including the important role locally produced food could play in a community.

So when the opportunity to see what a local food system looks like from “seed to table,” Herron jumped at the opportunity to participate in an internship with Vintage Garden Farm, a program of ARC Enterprises in New Orleans.

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