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5 Boro Farm’s Data Collection Toolkit helps measure how your garden/farm supports the health of your community


from our friends over at 596 acres, a new innovative resource: Five Borough Farm‘s Data Collection Toolkit is now online! Created by Farming Concrete and The Design Trust for Public Space, this toolkit is a great resource for measuring how your garden supports the health

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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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Growers Guild of New Orleans Social Aid & Pleasure Club- New Resource!

A new email listserve has been created to help local growers (re)connect, share resources, experiences, knowledge, etc. and receive social aid and pleasure! Many  have expressed interest in some form of Growers Guild or Association and  this listserve can provide

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Evaluation Resources: Whole Measure for Community Food Systems & Community Food Projects Indicators of Success


Whole Measures for Community Food Systems: Values-Based Planning and Evaluation by Jeanette Abi-Nader, Adrian Ayson, Keecha Harris, Hank Herrera, Darcel Eddins, Deb Habib, Jim Hanna, Chris Paterson, Karl Sutton, and Lydia Villanueva. This excellent document provides a lens for community

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Farm Insurance – How-to Guide for Urban Farmers

Urban gardeners and farmers, and their businesses or organizations, encounter a number of legal matters in the regular growing and sale of products. This is also so when farms are open to education classes, tours and interns. However, getting appropriate

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Guide to Financing the Community Supported Farm | UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture

guide-cover An informative guide produced by the New Farmer Project, an initiative of the UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture within University of Vermont Extension. Though focused on Vermont farming, it can help Louisiana farmers to use creative ways to acquire

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Grow Dat Youth Farm Curriculum

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NOFFN is proud to share lesson plans and handouts developed levitra online by the Grow Dat Youth Farm during their initial year. The curriculum is a combination of lessons created by Grow Dat staff and borrowed from The Food Project,

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ioby | ioby brings environmental projects to life, block by block

429514_10150751049181584_132665396583_11495649_326841690_n Do you need money, volunteers or other resources for your community garden, urban farm or food project? is a new environmental nonprofit designed specifically to provide a platform for environmental leaders to do online fundraising and idea sharing.

Posted in News, Resources provides resources & tools for neighborhood health improvement efforts


To create greater community awareness of factors that influence personal and community health outcomes in New Orleans, the Healthy NOLA Neighborhoods website is a relatively new resources to help increase public engagement in community health improvement activities. The discount oem

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Healthy Food on a Tight Budget | EWG


The Environmental Working Group’s guide to Good Food on a Tight Budget will help you fill your plate with delicious, healthy food—and save time and money. This guide geometry homework stems from EWG’s work over many years to create our

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NOLA-focused Research Paper | International Institute of Social Studies


Jessica Clendenning – a scholar from the International Institute of Social Studies – visited NOLA in summer of 2011 and talked to a number of food justice and urban agriculture folk in New Orleans including: Nat Turner (Our School at

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Agripedians Wanted for Food System Wiki!

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The local food movement is growing dramatically, and with it is emerging new lingo and jargon. The Food System Wiki – a collaboration of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Wisconsin Madison and the Journal

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NOLA Planting Calendar – NOLA Growers Guide tipsheet

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As part of the developing NOLA Growers Guide, NOFFN offers you a copy of the NOLA Planting Calendar!   Use it! Modify it if you see changes that may be needed! Grow food!   NOLA Planting Calendar

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