16 Dec '11, 12pm

Dirty South: Youth farms keep New Orleans teens in school gardens

Dirty South: Youth farms keep New Orleans teens in school gardens

Johanna Gilligan packs fava beans with a student from the Grow Dat program in New Orleans. Smack in the middle of a half-dozen shipping containers and striding up a mound of gravel, Johanna Gilligan, 31, can't contain her excitement. "This looks so awesome!" She nods her head at an alcove between two containers, painted the pale color of new celery, with dry sinks attached. "That's going to be for processing." Gilligan, co-director of New Orleans' Grow Dat Youth Farm , traipses up the mound, which terminates at a deck of sorts and more containers, crowded with architectural students from Tulane University and local urban farm experts. Beyond the deck sits a bayou, lined with trees weeping Spanish moss into the water; the I-610 freeway buzzes along in the background. "I can't believe how much is done! My office is going to be in a treehouse!" She has reason to be excited. A...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/food/2011-12-16-dirty-south-youth-fa...

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