Loofah and the ACORN Farm

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/CN10272020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsNew Orleans      The half-acre ACORN Farm has been in production in the Lower 9thWard of New Orleans for the last seven years or so.  Initially part of the city’s Grow Green initiative to utilize land lots decimated by Hurricane Katrina, we have gradually moved from renter …

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Mowing the ACORN Farm


New Orleans    The ACORN Farm and Orchard is now in its sixth year, having broken our first ground on our half-acre in New Orleans’ lower 9th ward in 2013.  Walking the property at different times of the year can be quite amazing now that a number of seasons have come and gone.  Long row beds …

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Volunteers May be the Only Good Thing to Hit New Orleans after Katrina

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New Orleans    Opinions are divided on the New Orleans so-called recovery after Hurricane Katrina, and it is more than a glass half-full, half-empty situation. Talking to Vanessa Gueringer on Wade’s World, her articulate anger still rages, and listening to her describe how her community in the lower 9th ward has had to fight to win …

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