We are so EXCITED to open up our 2021 CSA enrollment. I can not believe we have been running our Csa program for over 8 years now. Over the years, we have added several new Csa friendships, a little more farm experience, a few different veggies varieties, and a lot more gray hairs! We are … [Read more...] about 2021 Summer CSA
If you drive by the farm, about 20 rows on each side look like a weed patch. However, out of the weeds grow the asparagus. I could give you a million reasons why the asparagus doesn’t look perfect. I don’t want to spray the chemicals, weather, time, labor (I didn’t have my AFBF YFR crew to help … [Read more...] about Perfection in the weeds
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?
A few weeks ago, God showed me resilience first hand. He knew I would need the lesson in the days to come. The pepper plants were “damaged” from an unexpected cool night. I held on hope, even when it looked terrible. My heart was aching because I know the money, time, work, and love that go into … [Read more...] about Resilience
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
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!
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
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…
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