Ascension Parish 4-H is taking orders of sweet potatoes and peeled pecans for its annual fundraiser.

All proceeds benefit the Ascension Parish 4-H Foundation to increase scholarships and programs for parish youth.

Sweet potatoes are $12 for a 10-pound box or $25 for a 40-pound box. Pecans are $25 for a 3-pound box.

Orders are due Oct. 20. Contact an Ascension Parish 4-H member or the Ascension Parish 4-H Office at (225) 621-5799.

Orders may be picked up from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 4-5 at the 4-H office, 9039 S. St. Landry Road, Gonzales.

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