urban farming http://wwno.org en From Urban Farms To Oyster Reefs: How The LSU AgCenter Improves Lives In Louisiana http://wwno.org/post/urban-farms-oyster-reefs-how-lsu-agcenter-improves-lives-louisiana <p>The LSU AgCenter fosters agricultural, engineering and scientific programs across the state. On this week's <em>Louisiana Eats!</em>, we go across the state to hear how Ag agent Grace Peterson is connecting Shreveport residents with regional food.</p><p>We'll also cultivate tomatoes with Bobby Fletcher near the Mississippi River and float downstream with Dr. John Bell to learn how the Louisiana oyster can help rebuild coastal wetlands. We travel from the Gulf of Mexico to Shreveport's urban farms on this week's <em>Louisiana Eats!</em></p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 64899 at http://wwno.org Animal Life: When Urban Livestock Goes Feral http://wwno.org/post/animal-life-when-urban-livestock-goes-feral <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">t's a familiar sight for most of us here in New Orleans: neighborhood streets lined with beautiful old houses, friendly porches and, that's right...&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">chickens</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Ana Zorrilla 51689 at http://wwno.org The Green Minute: Make Food, Not Lawns http://wwno.org/post/green-minute-make-food-not-lawns <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s getting harder to know exactly what’s in the food we buy. Many people are tired of grocery store ambiguities and are starting to grow their own food. But what if you are a city dweller or live in a subdivision? How can you start your own one-person gardening revolution?&nbsp;</span></p><p> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 16:44:00 +0000 Christal White 43903 at http://wwno.org Community Impact Series: NOLA Green Roots http://wwno.org/post/community-impact-series-nola-green-roots <p><em>Lessons about food, about sustainability and about community are taking root in urban farming plots across the city, and NOLA Green Roots is helping develop a network among them.</em></p><p> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 13:20:02 +0000 Ian McNulty 20975 at http://wwno.org