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?
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!
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…
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.
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!
Get Fresh Local Vegetables from Our Family Farm! Our produce is non-gmo and grown without synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. Membership is available to residents of Baton Rouge, Baker, Denham Springs, Central, Greenwell Springs, Prairieville, Pride, Slaughter, Zachary and surrounding … [Read more...] about It’s time to sign-up for our Winter / Spring Season! Sign-up to get a fresh box of local produce every week!
Luckett Farms CSA Week 12 WOW!!! It is Very Hard for me to believe that the Fall Season is over. This season flew by so quickly! It seem like Yesterday was September 7th and we were starting week 1 of this 14 week Season. Now here we are on Week 12. The final week. Derek and I hope that you and … [Read more...] about End Of the Fall 2104 Season