The farming Costanzas of L’Anse aux Pailles and Grand Prairie are pictured here against one of the tractors that is parked at the shop of off Jean Pierre Rd. Off in the background is the rice field on the 3 thousand acres in L’Anse aux Pailles. Also planted there are soybeans. From left to right are Lance Costanza, Joe Costanza, and Joe Costanza, Jr. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

A legacy in the soil

A farming legacy has continued over the generations in Evangeline Parish with fathers passing onto their sons the family business of growing rice, soybeans, and crawfish.


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