Local Spotlight Garden – Baptiste Family in Central Louisiana

Local Spotlight Garden – Baptiste Family in Central Louisiana
Grape tomatoes, kale, beet root and peppers are pictured in this raised bed garden the Baptiste family owns. Image Credit: Din Hen
The family utilizes fence edges for cucumbers, assorted peppers and kale. A daily harvest. Image Credit: Din Hen
Young Max Baptiste stands next to the tomato tree he recently planted. Somber in the above picture, Max enjoys setting traps for rabbits and eating grape tomatoes directly from the vine.
Image Credit: Din Hen
Orange tree bears a second year crop. Mr. Baptiste says the fresh juice was quite popular last year. Lemongrass grown for tea – far left. The exceptional tilling showcases their Caribbean roots, as they proudly hail from the serene, dual nation Republic of Trinidad & Tobago.
Image Credit: Din Hen
Passion fruit, basil, cilantro, kale and flowers are sprinkled along the fence line, contributing to the weekly food supply and visual appeal at this lush Louisiana garden.
Image Credit: Din Hen
2nd year sunflower, okra, and eggplant. 1st year broccoli, cabbage and carrots have bloomed in the wholesome space.
Image Credit: Din Hen

Enjoy these examples from the Baptiste garden on how to craft your own family food cultivation space. An imperative addition to any household. Zero Hunger is Goal 2: of 17 on the United Nations sustainable development goals. Community agriculture promotion is key at Unified Events. We love to connect with gardeners and farmers who are willing to share their space with our network. Please fill out the contact form if you know a farmer or gardener who deserves some shine!

Unified Events managing director visited central Louisiana to view this gorgeous garden maintained by the Baptiste family. Sending forever thanks for allowing our readers access to your enchanting backyard operation! If you happen to live in the central Louisiana area and would like information on food security, please reach out to the Good Food Project.

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