Join us for our all-ages kids & family gardening class with SPROUT NOLA, every Saturday from April 7-May 22 at the ReFresh Project! You'll learn all the skills and knowledge you need to confidently grow food in your own garden.
This FREE class is for all ages and experience levels.
April 7: Greens Greens Everywhere! - all about growing and eating leafy green vegetables
April 14: Herbs & Spices - How to grow and care for herbs, plus culture and the sensations of taste and smell!
April 21: Bugs & Insects - How to manage good and bad insects in the garden without chemicals
April 28: Pollinator Power - How bees and other pollinators help our garden grow!
May 5: April Showers - How much water does your garden need? All about the water cycle.
May 12: May Flowers - Why do we need flowers? All about plant growth cycles from seed to fruit and back again.
May 19: Tomato Time! Summer Garden Party!
300 N Broad St
Garden on Conti St. side of the building
New Orleans, LA 70119
Google map and directions
- Physically: by increasing access to fresh fruits and vegetables, providing educational classes for all ages on nutrition and sustainable growing practices, and increasing opportunities for physical activity.
- Socially and Culturally: by creating a space for families and neighbors to come together to exchange ideas and share traditions while acknowledging the history of gardening on the land, fostering multi-generational relationships, creating opportunities for local residents of all ages and ethnicities, displaying community assets, and reclaiming the native food culture.
- Environmentally: by planting native species, utilizing good storm water management practices, growing produce sustainably, recapturing food waste, creating a space for biodiversity to naturally flourish, and creating environmental stewards through education and practice.
- Economically: by creating new economic opportunities for Lafitte Corridor residents, supporting the development of a sustainable local food system, improving community resilience, and improving food security for Lafitte Corridor residents.
Strategic Action Plan
Appendix G - Presentation Slides
Appendix H - History of the Lafitte Gardens
Appendix I - Recommendations for the Sustainability of the Lafitte Greenway Community Gardens
Click here to download the entire plan via Dropbox.
Growing the Greenway Action Committee
Click here to review the committee's notes.
Click here to see upcoming meeting dates.
Sustainability Plan Breakdowns