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LOUISIANA INSPIRED: VEGGI Farmers Cooperative, has been lifeline for many Vietnamese Americans in New Orleans East

Vietnamese farming cooperative in New Orleans East creates jobs with healthy food


The Village de L'Est Green Growers Initiative, commonly called the VEGGI Farmers Cooperative, has been a lifeline for many Vietnamese-Americans in New Orleans East, and not just because it offers a healthy post-retirement diversion.

Staff Photos by David Grunfeld, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

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