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Changes to NOLA Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance concerning Urban Ag — Read & Comment before 11/30/13

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Attention farmers, gardeners, growers! The City Planning Commission asking for comments on the proposed changes to the New Orleans Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance (CZO). There is a lot in there about urban agriculture! (Many of the comments and suggestions made by

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Striking Sakuma Berry Workers Need Your Help NOW!

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Our friends at the US Food Sovereignty Alliance have asked us to share this with the network. The workers at Sakuma Berry Farms north of Seattle are on strike – the fourth strike against the company this season.  The company has

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"Rethinking" the Approach to School Food Reform – Huff Post

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Great blog post by Grow Dat’s bayer cipro Johanna Gilligan on the HBO documentary on the the Re-Thinkers. “…”The Great Cafeteria Takeover” will no doubt make a big splash in Louisiana — a state that struggles with staggering rates of diet-related

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Sign on to the New Orleans Food Charter!

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New Orleans Community Food Charter As citizens of Greater New Orleans,we understand that a vibrant local food system is central to the health of: our families our culture our economy our environment our schools our health care system our sustainable

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New Orleans Food Maps (circa 2006)

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The NOLA Food Map Project began as a way to help returning residents find food in post-Katrina New Orleans.  Created in conjunction with residents, Neighborhood Food Maps provide in-depth information about local food availability. Food maps allow everyone to visualize

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Cooking Right Classes (circa 2008)

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With success of the Food Talk Project, and the resulting posters created by students interviewing community members about their history and relationship to food, a new learning opportunity was born at O. Perry Walker College & Career Preparatory High School

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