Grow Louisiana to Offer Free, Business-Focused Training for Beginning Farmers in Acadiana

By Hannah Simmons, The Advocate

Grow Louisiana, a free yearlong training program for beginning farmers, will soon be providing educational courses, mentoring and networking opportunities in Acadiana. Chris Adams, local coordinator of Grow Louisiana, said the purpose of the program is to foster new and successful farms. “We are looking for people with a strong potential of either continuing their current farming business or starting up a brand-new farming business,” Adams said.