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Sweet Potato

Louisiana Harvest of the Month



Genre: Educational

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-11-04

Duration: 00:10:12

Subjects: Agriculture | Food | Educational films | Sweet potato industry


  • Besse, Crystal Host
  • Myhand, Judy Host
  • Labonte, Don Guest
  • Guidroz, Allison Guest


This episode of “Louisiana Harvest of the Month” from November 4, 2021, focuses on sweet potatoes. Crystal Besse of Louisiana Farm to School meets with Dr. Don Labonte of the LSU AgCenter, who discusses the harvesting of sweet potatoes in Louisiana. Judy Myhand, a farm to school instructor, then meets with Allison Guidroz, the owner of Fullness Farm in Baton Rouge, and makes roasted sweet potato wedges.