Sam Irwin


Sam Irwin is a freelance journalist and writer who lives in Baton Rouge. He is the former editor of the Louisiana Market Bulletin, an agricultural journal, and served as the press secretary for the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.

A product of a mixed marriage (his father's family is from north Louisiana, his mother's from the heart of French-speaking Cajun country), Irwin has traveled the state in search of the story. His La Note: Notes from a Native Son blog may be found at

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