Resources

 

Non-Profit Food & Farming Organizations

Eat Local Challenge – Eat local for the entire month of June in New Orleans with dozens of other participants
New Orleans Food and Farm Network – Contains information about growing in New Orleans and connects aspiring farmers with open lots
Parkway Partners – A non-profit organization that hosts garden-related workshops and assists citizens in maintaining greenspaces throughout the city
Southern Food and Beverage Museum and Culinary Library – non-profit organization that celebrates the food and drink of all cultures through exhibits, programming, and literature
Slow Food NOLA – Promotes good, clean, and fair food in the city
Sankofa – A community development corporation that hosts a weekly mobile market, teaches youth healthy eating and nutrition, and employs teenagers to grow food for the market and community
Crescent City Farmers Market – A non-profit organization that hosts three markets a week in different areas of the city
Hollygrove Farm & Market – An urban farm and local produce market
The New Orleans Fruit Tree Project – A non-profit organization that is a community-driven solution to food insecurity. Volunteers harvest fruit from residential property and donate it local organizations that feed those who are hungry
Good Food Jobs – A national job site dedicated to connecting job seekers and employers in the sustainable food industry

Farms in New Orleans

Growing Local NOLA 
Capstone
Supporting Urban Agriculture 
VEGGI Farmers Cooperative
SPROUT NOLA
Garden on Mars
NOLA Green Roots
Edible Schoolyard
Agrowtopia
Press Street Gardens
Faubourg Farms
Okra Farm
Grow Dat Youth Farm
Vintage Garden Farm
Our School at Blair Grocery
Nola Tilth
Backyard Gardeners Network
Paradigm Gardens
Southbound Gardens
CRISP Farms
ACORN Farm
7th Ward Boys & Girls Garden
Treme Community Garden
Cow Apple Horticulture
Pistil & Stamen Flower Farm & Studio
Owl City Farm
Grow On
Farm Friends
Garfield Community Garden
All Good Farms
First Grace Community Garden

*Last updated 9-25-16. Please note that this list is a work in progress. If you know of a farm or garden that is not listed here, please contact us at whynolafarms@gmail.com.