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RecircFarms Participates in “Seafood Production and a Changing Climate” Briefing Hosted by Don’t Cage Our Ocean Coalition

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This past week, the Don’t Cage Our Ocean Coalition, of which RecircFarms is a founding member, hosted a briefing for Congressional members, staff, and media on climate change impacts and fisheries. Our Executive Director, Marianne Cufone, participated in the event, the first in a series on responsible seafood. Other speakers included: Swinomish Indian Tribal Community’s […]

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Love Your City Awards Gala Donates Recirculating Farms’ Local Garden Bags to Dryades YMCA Healthy Families Project

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Last week, supporters of LifeCity and its Regional Sustainability Committee, of the Love Your City Awards Gala donated 150 Recirculating Farms’ Growing Local garden bags to Dryades YMCA‘s Healthy Families project. The donation is part of an ongoing effort by Recirculating Farms, to increasing equity in local, healthy food production and distribution. Every year, LifeCity […]

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Aquaponics Basics

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Guest post: Justin Perr As our global population grows, we look for ways to produce more food using fewer resources, and with less environmental impact. Aquaponics has increased in popularity in recent years for its ability to grow large amounts of produce in an eco-friendly manner, with few inputs. However, with many farming techniques like […]

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Love Your City Gala Raises Funds for Garden Bag Deliveries!

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This week, supporters of LifeCity and its Regional Sustainability Committee, of the Love Your City Awards Gala donated 100 Recirculating Farms’ Growing Local garden bags to elder musicians and medically vulnerable culture bearers in the Makin’ Groceries program of the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic. The donation is part of an ongoing effort by Recirculating Farms, […]

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Local Food Movement 2021

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Local Food Movement in the New Year – guest blog by Sophie Miller – Serve Louisiana member As COVID-19 spread across the United States in 2020, we saw increased interest in local food. Grocery shopping became both a health concern, and a timely task, as businesses set capacity limits and reduced store hours in an […]

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New and Beginning Farmer Trainings in Louisiana!

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In collaboration with SPROUT NOLA, Recirculating Farms has been offering farming classes as part of the New and Beginning Farmers Development Program through USDA. This program is designed for older youth and adults who eventually might like to become professional growers. Whether that means growing food for family, friends and neighbors, or something more – […]

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6 Things You Should Know About Seafood

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This piece appears courtesy of FoodPrint  By Ryan Nebeker If you have eaten seafood recently, odds are you have eaten farmed seafood. You might have believed you were making a sustainable and healthy choice, one that helps protect wild populations and is a smart way to feed a growing population. But the real story of […]