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pierce.jpgYesterday, with help from the Arena Football League, local-thespian Wendell Pierce gave away 500 bags of fresh produce to Marrero residents, an event that heralds the eventual opening of the first Sterling Farms location in Marrero at Ames and Lapalco. Pierce hopes his grocery chain can help erase some of the food deserts on the West Bank, and plans for a Sterling Farms location in the 9th Ward are percolating even as we speak. [NoDef]

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