In the News

5th Circuit Appeals Court Upholds Stop on Fish Farming in Gulf of Mexico!

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Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held illegal the Department of Commerce’s federal regulations (through National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Marine Fisheries Service) that would have permitted, for the very first time, large-scale industrial finfish aquaculture operations offshore in U.S. federal waters. The appellate court affirmed a 2018 […]

Education

Think Global, Eat Local (Seafood!)

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Did you know that Louisiana is the second largest exporter of U.S. seafood bringing in $2.4 billion annually? when it comes to supplying America seafood products, Louisiana is the second largest exporter. If you are from Louisiana, most likely this isn’t news to you; it’s something you’re proud of!  Topping the list of most popular […]

Farm to school

Farm to School Support Resolution Passes in Louisiana!

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Hooray LA! We are very excited that our legislature passed a Farm to School support resolution! RFC, as part of a larger effort to improve access to healthy fresh food and increased wellness, has joined with a wide range of groups and individuals to push for Louisiana to be a leader on promoting healthier, local food […]

Farm basics

Our Spring Garden

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Hooray! This week, the weather finally warmed up, and we moved our newly sprouted baby plants into their raised garden beds at our Growing Local NOLA community food and farm center in New Orleans, Louisiana! We’ll be using our new beds to teach gardening and farming classes. We decided to plant various herbs – rosemary, […]