Gallery: Grow Dat Youth Farm Brings Fresh Food and Jobs to New Orleans

 
Nestled on four acres in New Orleans’ beautiful City Park is Grow Dat Youth Farm, an urban farm that provides fresh food to inner-city New Orleans and job opportunities in for high school students. Working with students who have already taken gardening and cooking classes, Grow Dat Youth Farm creates a supportive, healthy and inspiring environment for New Orleans youth who still face daunting job prospects several years after the horrors of Hurricane Katrina. The farm emphasizes community, environmental stewardship and leadership through a collaborative effort to grow fresh food.

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