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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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Attention Growers – Survey request for USEPA study

The Department of Agronomy of Kansas State University is in the last stages of a project funded by USEPA to assess the uptake of contaminants by food crops grown on previously used sites slated for community gardens. As part of

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5/22/14, 6-10:30pm, Propeller Pop Graduation & Benefit

When: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM Where: Propeller Incubator, 4035 Washington Avenue, New Orleans , LA 70125, Get Map Details: It’s a celebration of the social innovators — NOFFN was a fellow this year — launching

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5/24/14, 10am-12pm, Vertical Aeroponic Gardening Workshop with VertiFarms

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VertiFarms’ vertical aeroponics workshop on 5/24 will introduce  you to the fundamentals necessary to maintain your own vertical aeroponic tower. New Orleans Magazine “Restaurant of the year” winner, Chef Dominique of Dominique’s on Magazine will provide pesto crostini’s using fresh

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5/28/2014, 10:30am-3:30pm – Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) & Food Safety Workshop


Interested in selling to schools, hospitals and other institutions? This may require GAP certification or a formal food safety plan. Join Market Umbrella and LSU Ag Center Wednesday, May 28 to learn more! This informative workshop will help participants understand

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NOFFN thanks Habitat for Humanity’s Attack the Block in helping out at its community farm


  As part of its 3rd Annual Attack the Block program, college student volunteers to New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) spent a day of their spring break this year helping NOFFN create several growing beds at their offices

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Groundspeakers Convening – 3/20 @6 pm @Propeller


March 20, 2014 – 6pm Propeller, 4035 Washington Avenue, NOLA 70125 Groundspeakers convenings are hoped to be the beginning of a citywide collaboration around urban land conservation and activation and the significant positive benefits it has for our communities. AGENDA

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Louisiana Small Farmer Conference, March 13-15, at the SU Ag Center


Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will hold its Annual Louisiana Small Farmer Conference, MARCH 13-15, at the SU Ag Center. This conference is designed for small farmers who are interested in building up existing farms, transitioning or moving

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03/15 – Pot Luck Supper & meet the Author Lorraine Johnson


Saturday, March 15th, 6:00 pm @ David Young’s house, Founder of Capstone, 1816 Lizardi St., New Orleans, La 70117 Lorraine Johnson, a writer based in Toronto, is coming to New Orleans in mid-March (March 12-17) to do research for a

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Land section of the FarmCity Toolbox is available

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The Land section of the FarmCity Toolbox is now available for use. With the assistance, collaboration, and creativity of Propeller, Public Laboratory, 596 Acres, New Orleans Neighborhood Partnership Network, Land Trust for Louisiana, Recirculating Farms Coalition, NORA, Habitat for Humanity,

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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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Grow Dat Youth Farm presents the launch of its weekly “Saturday Farm Stand”

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Starting Saturday, November 16 from 9am to noon and every Saturday you can purchase youth-grown produce in the City Park area’s only Saturday produce market. Get your weekly supply of fresh sustainably grown veggies, herbs and cut flowers direct from

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