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Organizations Collaborate to Deliver Fresh Local Food from Farms to Families Amid COVID19

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Today, the various organizations that make up the Growing Local Collaborative – Recirculating Farms Coalition, Top Box Foods Louisiana, SPROUT NOLA, New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee, and Liberty’s Kitchen – in partnership with Market Umbrella and the Crescent City Farmers Market, are ramping up efforts to keep New Orleans residents fed and healthy by […]

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RFC and the Growing Local Collaborative

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In recent years, RFC has been working cooperatively with several New Orleans, Louisiana organizations: Liberty’s Kitchen, NOLA Food Policy Advisory Committee, SPROUT NOLA, and Top Box Foods Louisiana, to collectively promote community health and wellness through increased food access, job training, and policy advocacy. Last year, these organizations formalized the relationships, under the “Growing Local […]

Farm/Farmer Feature

SPOTLIGHT: Instar Farms

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Erika Nolan is a licensed landscape horticulturist. This means that she is trained and skilled in the creation and maintenance of organic and edible gardens, landscape gardens, and pollinator gardens. She is a New Orleans native who graduated from Delgado Community College with a certification in horticultural studies, after spending years pursuing other career paths […]