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SARDI and Agromen, Inc. Set to Co-host Community Fall Festival on Oct. 19

October 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Baton Rouge, La. – The Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development Institute (SARDI) has partnered with Agromen Inc., to host a Community Fall Festival on October 19. The free event will be held from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at SARDI’s office, located at 1209 Diesi Street, in Opelousas, La.

The festival will include demonstrations on planting Fall crops, small ruminants, and farm safety.

There will also be several informational sessions on Hemp, health and wellness, and a kid’s carnival featuring a petting zoo along with carnival games and activities.

Agromen Incorporated is a non-profit agricultural organization in St. Landry Parish. The organization, which has been in existence for 25 years, consists of professional African American men who assist the community with agricultural-related topics. Each year the organization holds an annual field day in St. Landry Parish.

SARDI is a satellite campus of the Southern University Ag Center housed in Opelousas, La. The Institute focuses on improving the socio-economic well-being of citizens in rural communities within a ten-parish region of St. Landry, Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Evangeline, Lafayette, Pointe Coupee, St. Martin, and Vermillion.

For additional information or to pre-register for the Fall Fest, contact Chasity Johnson at 337-943-2410 or email sardi@suagcenter.com.


October 19, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm