4-H Sweet Potato and Pecan Sale underway

Staff reports

Iberville Parish 4-H'ers are now selling Louisiana grown sweet potatoes and pecans. 

The Iberville Parish 4-H Foundation sponsors this fundraiser in order to provide programing for Iberville Parish youth throughout the year.

It also provides scholarships to send children to 4-H camp in the summer.  The cost for sweet potatoes is $10 for a 10-pound box, $20 for a 40-pound box.  Pecans are $25 for a 3-pound box.

Orders must be picked up from the 4-H office in Plaquemine between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Nov. 17 or 18. Orders not picked up by that time will be sold on a first come first serve basis.

If you are interested in supporting the local 4-H club by ordering sweet potatoes or pecans, please contact the 4-H office at 687-5155.  The last day to order is November 5.