Baton Rouge, LA- The Southern University and LSU Ag Center’s will co-host a Louisiana Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Baton Rouge Area Farm Tour from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 17.
The one day tour is being held to serve as an outreach activity for local sustainable farmers. Participants must provide their own transportation and drive themselves with a map to the participating farms. The tour will begin with Luckett Farm, followed by Louisiana Pride, then Yardbird Farms and end at the McKowen Farm.
To download the updated map with driving directions visit, https://docs.google.com/document/d/11GTxfzSYOwZSjtFkk9dF1RvGFdUi3Zs-s1ES4bF9VSo/edit?usp=sharing
After the tour, McKowen Farm and Slow Food Baton Rouge will sponsor a picnic featuring food from the farms visited during the tour. Individuals interested in attending the event are encouraged to donate $5 per person, bring their own libations, side dish items and a blanket.
SARE is a professional development program sponsored by the Southern University and LSU Ag Centers. The centers work together to implement programs that enhance the capabilities of Louisiana's Ag professionals through research and the implementation of science-based practices. The program’s educational initiatives include workshops, long-distance education training sessions, field trips, resource manuals and informational bulletins.
For more information about the tour or to volunteer, please contact Ann Savage at firstname.lastname@example.org or Anna Claire Ferchaud at email@example.com.