New Orleans School Food Handbook

Thanks to the work of The Gris Gris Lab, parents of schoolchildren in New Orleans have a guide that will help change your schools’ food system, make sure children are getting the most nutritious food possible

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The New Orleans School Food Policy Parents Handbook is created with the understanding that schools are in a unique position to promote healthy eating and help ensure appropriate food and nutrient intake among students.

It profiles schools in New Orleans that have worked to create school food programs focused on better food for kids while working within specific regulations based on the school’s

existing resources.

The handbook provides an extensive list of further resources that can help parents in the process of improving their school’s nutritional system.

 

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Please make checks payable to New Orleans Food & Farm Network and mail to:

New Orleans Food & Farm Network
1838 Feliciana Street
, NOLA 70117

All donations will receive an acknowledgement letter. NOFFN is a non-profit group supported by grants and donations from individuals like you.

Food & Farm Wishlist

NOFFN's budget is tight, so we make use of the resources available to us.
If you have unwanted tools or materials, we’ll be glad to make use of them to help urban farmers. Used items are always welcome!
  • Gardening tools: shovels, hoes, etc.
  • Handheld gardening tools: hand cultivator, spades, etc.
  • Canning supplies for food preservation demonstrations
  • Freezer bags for food preservation workshops
  • Concrete blocks for raised beds
  • Lumber for garden structures
  • Fencing
  • Seed starting trays
  • Vegetable seeds
  • Plant stakes and twine
  • Large containers for container gardening
  • 50 Gallon Drums to use as water barrels
  • And last but definitely not least, growing medium – soil, compost, manure, mulch, etc. – for growing.

  • All donations are tax-deductible!
    If you have items you would like to and can donate, please email info@noffn.org to arrange for drop off or pick up. Thanks!
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