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'Ready When You Are': Aramark, Minority Farmers, and Real Food in Mississippi

Real Food Challenge

The Indian Springs Farmers Cooperative, along with the Pointe Coupee Minority Farmers Cooperative in Bachelor, LA, are two cooperatives of the Federation of Southern Cooperatives. They both sell their produce at Southeastern Louisiana University twice a semester, during a student-organized farmers market.

Through organizing the farmers market, students built a relationship with these farmers and asked Aramark to buy produce from them.

Aramark said no, claiming that they already got enough lo

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