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2015 08 – Urban Ag Internship Opportunity

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Okra Foods, LLC has transformed 9 vacant lots in the 9th Ward into a micro-urban garden. The produce grown in the garden is sold to restaurants, farmers market and eventually its own market and cafe. The market and cafe is called OKRA and

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2015 08 Vacant Lot to Lease in Lakeview

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Vacant lot to lease at 242 35th street, New Orleans, LA. Contact:  pponnapa@gmail.com

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2015 08 Farming duo seeking farmland on the Northshore

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Farming duo seeking farmland to start a small-scale organic vegetable farm somewhere in the Northshore area. New Orleans native, and  farming on organic vegetable farms in Oregon for the past 5 years. Ready to start  own operation and  be close

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08/18/15 Food Safety Management Training & Food Safety Testing Certification Class

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Need to get ServSafe Cetrified? Come to Edible Enterprises at 917 3rd St, Norco, LA 70079 on Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 8:30 AM for a Food Safety Management Training & Food Safety Testing Certification Class (Louisiana State Approved) *** Participants must pre-register prior to class *** TO REGISTER: ➔ call

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2015 July – Land Available for Urban Farm – NOLA

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https://livinglotsnola.org/lots/2948/ – email contacts: picaresque@gmail.com, jakofclubs@gmail.com – will consider lease for up to 5 years for farming of all sorts – owners planning on moving back to NOLA after approx. 5 years and intend to build houses and would prefer

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2015 July – Land for Lease for Urban Farm – NOLA

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Owner will consider lease for farming of all sorts – approximately 1 acre https://livinglotsnola.org/lots/3889/ contact: tommosakowski@gmail.com

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2015 July – Looking for a Farmer Tenant – Jefferson, LA

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Rental Property for rent to a small farmer if possible. 1-1/2 to 2 acres with a small house that can be an office or residence and sizable frontage 742 Central Avenue, Jefferson, LA Contact:   edwardclooslaw@bellsouth.net   or   cloosmm0@sewanee.edu

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NOFFN + Edible Enterprises – An Incubator for Local Food and Farm Entrepreneurs

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The New Orleans Food & Farm Network (NOFFN) announces a partnership with St. Charles Parish to develop a new food hub @ Edible Enterprises. The initiative allows NOFFN to broadly expand the resources available to food entrepreneurs and grow the base

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5 Borough Farms – How to Measure the Impact of Urban Ag

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Five Borough Farm has established a framework to understand how the broad range of activities happening at NYC’s urban ag sites (farms, community gardens)contribute to social, health, economic, and ecological outcomes. They’ve come up with an ingenuous set of indicators that

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All Things Local & NOFFN present The Urban Ag Hour – 11/09/13

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All Things Local teams up with the New Orleans Food and Farm Network to present the Urban Agriculture hour.  This week, Sanjay Kharod – NOFFN Executive Director – and Kevin Fitzwilliam talk with: Bridget Kelley of the Land Trust for Louisiana

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City of New Orleans Celebrates Groundbreaking of Innovative Urban Farming Center – Growing Local NOLA

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New Orleans, LA -Today, the Recirculating Farms Coalition and the New Orleans Food and Farm Network broke ground on a unique community farm and food center in New Orleans, “Growing Local NOLA”. Amid much celebrating, city and state officials, along

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David Young: Honey and Harvests in the Lower 9

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Repost from Come Hungry: A Community Blog (FeastNOLA) Originally Posted on Sep 8, 2013 Written by Sarah Sievert As we begin to kick off the next round of proposal submissions, it’s only appropriate for us to take a look back

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Partner Organizations: Do you need volunteers?

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NOFFN occasionally hears from interested volunteers who we aren’t able to accommodate. These folks are ready and willing to volunteer, but unfortunately their available time doesn’t line up with our volunteer opportunities. We don’t want these potential volunteers’ good intentions

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