Alexa, I need a Farmer. Despite my broadband issues in Rural America, I recently received a voicemail. “Hey! Sorry, I missed you. I wanted to follow up with you on our Amazon Alexa Network. You know, like when someone says, “Hey Alexa I need a Plumber or a Mechanic.” We can add your … [Read more...] about Alexa, I Need a Farmer…
Last call for - $5 Raffle Tickets for "Duck" Shaffer. Raffle is Sunday for a CSA season with home delivery. Payment via Vemo or PayPal. -Spring CSA sign up. Csa season starts next week. Sign up via our website. Http://luckettfarms.com/join -Grassfed Beef. We have a 1/2 left. Call, … [Read more...] about Last Call
Important CSA NewsDue to Weather, Our Spring CSA Season Will Start the Week Of March 12th. Dear CSA Members and Friends,It has been a crazy winter/spring with the temperature ranging from hot to cold and wetter weather than we hoped for.Due to Louisiana’s crazy weather, the … [Read more...] about Spring 2019 CSA
What has been going on at Luckett Farms? Last Year, we partnered with the State of Louisiana and are farming at Rosedown Plantation. We are excited to combine Derek's love for farming and my passion for education in our new agritourism adventure. We are offering farm tours, educational events, … [Read more...] about Luckett Farms at Rosedown Plantation
Embarking on the journey of farming is no picnic to get started. As a first-generation farmer, I wanted to be unique. I made a crazy vow that I would only hire local labor; I could not comprehend why most farmers only hired foreign labor. As my knowledge expanded, I began to see local labor in a … [Read more...] about How my Vow to only hire local farm labor worked out.
You know that feeling when you forgot to cook the oozing veggies at the bottom of the fridge? Or how about when you are scraping off the untouched food of your children’s plate? Guilty! Yes, I feel it too. As a farmer, consumer and working mom, my life can be a little hectic at times. I see food … [Read more...] about Taking a bite out of Food Waste!
I don't know where to begin. We have experienced a range of emotions in our home. Sadness for our friends and csa members who have been troubled by the flood. Guilt for still having a home and car. Joy from the innocence the beautiful kids that we are able to help watch while parents works. Anger, … [Read more...] about Farms and Floods
I hope this blog post finds you well and dry! We are busy preparing for the 2016 Fall Season. (September 12th). We are excited to welcome a few new drop off locations this season and a few NEW CSA Members :) If you have not snatched your spot, you only have a little longer. In a few week, I will … [Read more...] about 2016 Fall Season Updates!
I often get asked, "What does your husband do?" I remember (in the beginning) I only whispered my husband’s occupation because clearly, I did NOT understand it. I was supportive (as I am a very supportive wife) but frankly I didn’t comprehend the Importance of Agriculture. I just rationalized this … [Read more...] about What Does Your Husband Do? Farmer?