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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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