Louisiana Small Scale Agriculture Coalition (LSSAC) is a statewide coalition that works to ensure equitable opportunities for small-scale agriculture in Louisiana. The coalition’s members provide comprehensive technical assistance to farmers and the coalition acts as advisors to organizations and institutions that wish to purchase Louisiana grown, harvested, raised, and produced food directly from Louisiana Farmers, Ranchers, and Fishers. LSSAC member organizations have deep roots in Louisiana agriculture and support small scale producers with technical assistance and programs across multiple program areas.
If you would like to include LSSAC in your work,or you believe your organization would like to explore membership, please contact: Elisa@nolafoodpolicy.org.
Current members: Acadiana Food Alliance, Big River Economic Agriculture Development Alliance, Louisiana Central, Market Umbrella, New Orleans Food Policy Action Council, Shreveport Green, SPROUT Nola.
LSSAC is currently working on the USDA SE TOPPS (Transition to Organic Partnership Program), USDA RFBC, and other statewide programs that support strong outcomes for the Louisiana Food System.
As a partner organization we will work collaboratively with the other Louisiana partners to: