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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

745 Central Ave - Google Maps-page-001

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 Announces Food & Farm Works @ 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, Food & Farm Works @ Edible Enterprises. The initiative allows Food & Farm Works to broadly expand the resources

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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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David Young: Honey and Harvests in the Lower 9


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?


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


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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All Things Local & NOFFN present The Urban Ag Hour – 10/12/13

Executive Director Sanjay Kharod of NOFFN speaks about the urban-farming scene with guests and urban farmers Dominique Adansi-Bona of House of Tribes Inc., Ramona Wallis, and Thaddaeus Prosper of Sheaux Fresh Sustainable Foods.  10/12/13 All Things Local & NOFFN podcast

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Striking Sakuma Berry Workers Need Your Help NOW!


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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New Urban Gardening & Healthy Eating Project | BlogTalkRadio


Listen to internet radio with Dr Jeanette Gallagher on Blog Talk Radio Dr. Jeanette Gallagher talks with Sanjay Kharod, of the New Orleans Food and Farm Network, and Marianne Cufone, of the New Orleans based, Recirculating Farms Coalition. The two

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