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UAPB workshop features exotic produce

How conducive are some non-native, Asian vegetables to the American palate? University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Agriculture Department faculty and students sought to answer this question at a recent food-sampling event.


The 72nd annual Gillett Coon Supper will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10, at the Gillett Elementary School gymnasium. The time was incorrect in an article in Tuesday’s edition.

Deltas Give Back

Members of the Delta Eta Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority from the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff recently volunteered with the Delta Network Food Bank at 11 Portea Drive. The Food Bank is preparing food boxes to meet the daily and holiday demand for food assistance. Individuals or organizations interested in volunteering are asked to call 870-536-2424. (Special to The Commercial)