Farm/Farmer Feature

SPOTLIGHT: VEGGI Farmer’s Cooperative

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VEGGI Farmers Cooperative (Village de l’Est Green Growers Initiative) is a community member owned and operated farmer’s cooperative based out of New Orleans East. Designed as a cooperative to prevent competition between members of the neighborhood, this organization seeks to provide employment and supplemental income to its members while simultaneously providing high quality, fresh produce […]

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SPOTLIGHT: Major Acre Farm

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Ellis Douglas is a person who wears many hats. Throughout his working life, he has spent a significant amount of time in the service industry, working alongside chef Melissa Martin of Mosquito Supper Club, and cooking in the kitchen of popular New Orleans restaurant 1000 Figs. Over time, his focus and passion for his work […]

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Spotlight: River Queen Greens

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What does it take to be one of the only commercial urban farms in the Greater New Orleans Area? It helps a TON to have the perfect combination of owners; one with commercial farming experience and the other with a business background. Cheryl Nunes participated in a farmer training program seven years ago in Massachusetts, […]