Louisiana Contacts

SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: Louisiana Purchase Card

Current contractor: Xerox State and Local Solutions, Inc.(Conduent)


Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services

J. Funderburk

email: J.Funderburk.DCFS@la.gov




Louisiana Ag Department

Louisiana Department of Agriculture 


LDAF Market Bulletin Contact: marketbulletin@ldaf.state.la.us


WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Rebecca Riecke, Program Manager

Phone: 985-345-9483

Email: rriecke@ldaf.la.gov


Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Rebecca Riecke, Program Manager

Phone: 985-345-9483

Email: rriecke@ldaf.la.gov

Louisiana News/Case Studies

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Spotlight on the Alexandria Farmers’ Market

Allie Vrtachnik May 7, 2018

Dear FMC virtual market-goer, Greetings from the Alexandria Farmers’ Market! We’re taking over FMC’s Instagram this week to share with you a look into our market. The market is loved by our community, and for good reason!  As a new “visitor”, there are a few things you ought to know to fully appreciate the market that surrounds… Read More

Standing Together Against Racism: Black Lives Matter

Stephanie Fenty June 3, 2020

Over the past week, the United States has been shaken by the deep inequities rooted within our justice system that have continued to destroy the lives of Black Americans like George Floyd. In the past, the Farmers Market Coalition has largely remained silent on matters of race and injustice. We will do so no longer.… Read More

FMC at Conferences in Louisiana & Pennsylvania

Honesta Romberger February 8, 2019

It’s conference season! And this week, FMC took to the road to present at two events across the country; The Fresh Central Certified Institute hosted by the Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance in Alexandria, Louisiana, and the Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture’s (PASA) annual conference in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Get a quick overview from both events below. Fresh… Read More

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Measuring Success: Market Recordkeeping and Evaluating Success

Stacy November 8, 2013

This webinar covers rationale and examples of data collection built into everyday operations at farmers markets, presented by Chris Curtis of the Neightborhood Farmers Market Alliance (Seattle, WA), Bernie Prince of FRESHFARM Markets (Washington, DC), and Darlene Wolnik, formerly of Market Umbrella and currently an independent trainer with Helping Public Markets Grow (New Orleans, LA). Read More

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A Survey of Farmers Market SNAP Incentive Programs: Lessons, Challenges, and Trends

FMC October 29, 2013

This brief report offers a review of brief survey of examples and insights for improving and sustaining the Philly Food Bucks program, based upon the experiences of farmers market SNAP incentive programs in the following cities: New York City, Boston, New Orleans, San Diego, and Portland, Oregon. Read More