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Please Help Us Build a Local Food Economy


Think about the future, specifically about food. What will we be eating 5, 10, 15, 25 years from now? Where will it be grown? Who will grow it? Who will be making food that we will buy from grocery shelves?

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2015 Nov – 1-1/2 Acre Farm to Lease in Harvey, LA

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Owner of a small farm that was being developed near the corner of Brooklyn and Lapalco in Harvey is willing to lease it long term to the right people who will work it to become productive again Please contact owner if interested

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2015 08 – Urban Ag Internship Opportunity


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:

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2015 08 Farming duo seeking farmland on the Northshore


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


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

4424 St Claude Ave - Google Maps-page-001 – email contacts:, – 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

1901 St Ferdinand St - Google Maps-page-001

Owner will consider lease for farming of all sorts – approximately 1 acre contact:

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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:   or

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


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


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


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


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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