Cajun Crate is proud to work with companies like Supreme Rice, Baker Farms, and Cajun Country Rice. Did you know that in Louisiana, many rice farms double as crawfish farms depending on the season?
Cajuns can't live without rice. From Jambalaya to red beans & rice to rice in your gumbo, rice is a staple here in Louisiana.
September is National Rice Month. Nearly 85% of the rice consumed in the United States is grown right here on family farms across the six rice-producing states: Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas. So this September, honor U.S. rice farmers and their dedication to growing a top quality, nutritious, and sustainable crop.
Here are 10 reasons to eat locally grown rice.