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Field Report: Carrollton- Hollygrove CDC- Market and Farm

 

 

 

 

Hollygrove Market and Farm is proud to announce the re-launch of its Youth Garden Tour! The tour highlights an urban farm, community garden space, chicken coop and local produce market. By encouraging participating youth to sample herbs and harvest garden produce, the Youth Garden Tour presents a fun and engaging, hands-on learning experience.Our Garden Educator Interns provide lessons on food systems, nutrition and sustainable growing practices. The tour is offered to schools, summer camps and youth programs at no cost and can accommodate up to 50 participants. Visiting groups are encouraged to provide a small donation if they select to receive a garden salad or local produce snack. Hollygrove Market and Farm is currently available to lead tours on Monday and Wednesday mornings between 9:00am and 12:00pm. The summer session of the Youth Garden and Farm Tour will run until August 18th. Check out the pictures below from some of our recent tours!

 

-Lora White, Tulane AmeriCorps VISTA, Carrollton- Hollygrove Community Development Corporation

 

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