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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — U.S. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan looked around the room lined with bin after bin of produce — sweet potatoes and kale grown in Pointe Coupee Parish, Brussels sprouts grown in Hungarian Settlement, oranges grown on three farms. Hollygrove Market and Farm is among hundreds of "food hubs" that bring in produce from a number of small, local farms and make it...

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