Baton Rouge, La. – The Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development Institute (SARDI) has partnered with Agromen Inc., to host a Community Fall Fest on November 3. 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 fest will cover the agricultural topics of sustainability, marketing, health, farm safety and Fall resources.
There will also be several demonstrations on brewing Hibiscus Tea, planting fall crops and caring for farm animals.
Representatives from the USDA’s Farm Bureau, Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRSC) will also conduct sessions during the Fall Fest.
Agromen Incorporated is a non-profit agricultural organization in St. Landry Parish. The organization, which has been in existence for 25 years, consist 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 socioeconomic 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 email@example.com.