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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.

Spring Community Classes @ Growing Local NOLA

We're proud to present fitness classes, cooking demos, gardening instruction and more in our Growing Local NOLA garden!
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“Alternative” Spring Break at Growing Local NOLA!

Some colleges are now encouraging their students to take “alternative” spring breaks – where the main focus is community service and learning through experiences. This past week, Recirculating Farms Coalition hosted two groups of Spring Breakers – one... Read More

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Food Safety Modernization Act Rules Could Hurt Recirc & Urban Ag

Congress passed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) four years ago, shifting the focus from food contamination response to active prevention. FSMA represents a dramatic overhaul of food safety standards in the past 70 years — but there are some worrying gaps for urban... Read More

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Farm to School Bill In U.S. Congress!

Fantastic news this week – a bipartisan Farm to School program bill was introduced both in the House of Representatives AND the Senate. We are VERY excited! RFC and partners nationwide have been urging legislators to connect farmers with schools so more fresh food can be... 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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