of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue. “There’s nothing healthier than fresh fruits, vegetables and other locally grown products. When you visit a farmers market, you often get to meet the person who is actually growing your food. What a wonderful way to support the local economy, as well,” said Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M.
Applications are still being accepted at this time. Strain encourages senior citizens 60 years and older who meet certain income requirements to contact their parish Council on Aging to participate.