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Pea production workshop Nov. 29
Pea production workshop Nov. 29

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – A Southern Pea (Purple Hull Peas) Production Workshop is scheduled for 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Tabernacle Church, 1109 School St., in Dermott, Ark. Workshop topics include production, food safety and marketing.

The workshop is part of the Walmart Pea Buy-local Initiative aimed at small farmers who are interested in growing purple hull peas for Walmart. Under the initiative, Walmart purchases locally grown peas from small Arkansas farmers and sells them in the fresh produce departments of their local stores.

Conducted by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Small Farm Program, the workshop is free. Registration is requested to get an accurate lunch count which is complimentary to attendees. For more information or to register, contact Janet Breckenridge at (870) 489-2336 or call Kellye Luckett at (870) 575-7226.