My friend Mitch Danese is part of spearheading a movement through Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans. They are allocating empty lots which haven’t been slated for construction to grow food. These mini-farms are growing fresh food for the local restaurants and making the neighborhoods brighter at the same time. It’s a win-win for the city and the locals living in the area, not to mention a wonderfully sustainable system. You can read the full article here.
Growing fresh food in your backyard is incredibly rewarding. If you want to start your own garden, visit Starting A Vegetable Garden.
And if you happen to be a fan of New Orleans music, check out my newly released documentary, Been Down That Muddy Road.