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Growing Veggies in NOLA: Easy and Affordable with Southbound Gardens

  • John & Bonnie Boyd Hospitality & Culinary Library 1609 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard New Orleans, LA, 70113 United States (map)

Join SoFAB's partner Southbound Gardens for a short series of urban food production classes designed to get you out into your green spaces and growing as soon as possible. The classes will take place in the garden at the John & Bonnie Boyd Hospitality and Culinary Library, just down the street from the Southern Food & Beverage Museum.

Growing Organic Veggies in New Orleans

Monday, December 14 at 3:00 PM

A highly practical guide to growing veggies in NOLA, including where to go and what it costs. This class focuses on bed building and soil preparation, watering, and plant selection.

$10 donation suggested, no one turned away.

Growing your Garden Ecosystem

Tuesday, December 15 at 3:00 PM

Learn about pests and organic integrated pest management, learn how to fertilize in a natural, healthy, and sustainable way within our limited urban (and economic) confines. Mulching and soil health maintenance as well!

$10 donation suggested, no one turned away.

Southbound Gardens is an urban farming company that sells naturally grown starter plants and weekly produce boxes.  Check out the online store here.  We also offer classes, consultations, and edible gardening services.  Reduced rates are available for schools and community organizations on products and services.  

For more info visit, email us at, or call 504.352.1750.


Earlier Event: December 12
In the SoFAB Kitchen with Chef Scott Maki
Later Event: December 15
Oh, James! Imbibing 007