Who We Are

The Recirculating Farms Coalition supports building eco-friendly farms that use clean recycled water to grow local, accessible, fresh food and create stable green jobs. Learn more about us here.

Summer Community Classes @ Growing Local NOLA

Check out our fitness classes, cooking demos, gardening instruction and more in our Growing Local NOLA garden!
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We did it: Urban Ag and Farm to School Laws!

Two new bills in Louisiana that support bringing more good food to communities through local agriculture are now law!! The first creates a “farm-to-school” program, which allows Louisiana public schools to communicate directly with local farmers to buy food. Previously,... Read More

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USDA “EQIP”s Urban Growers!

June 26th was an exciting day for us here at the Recirculating Farms Coalition! That’s when we found out we had been accepted to participate in the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP). EQIP is a financial assistance program sponsored by the U.S. Department of... Read More

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Urban Farmer Trainings in NOLA!

What a great weekend we had June 12 -14! We hosted the first in a series of intensive urban farmer “market” trainings for new and beginning growers. In a combination of classroom-type presentations and discussions and on-the-farm real activities, 38 excited participants... Read More

Bring Fresh Local Food to U.S. Schools – NOW!

Over 30 million children across the U.S. eat at school through federal programs. But many schools don't offer fresh fruits and vegetables daily, and in some schools, ketchup is considered a vegetable. We need to change school food! Right now, Congress is discussing a new law that could improve what kids eat at school. Learn more here and tell Congress kids need local fresh food! .

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