Have Fork, Will Travel
The Seeded Side of New Orleans
From garbage to garden in the Lower Ninth Ward
In the syrupy charm of New Orleans' Garden District or the debauchery of the French Quarter, you might think the city has recovered from the trauma of Katrina. Streetcars are running, music is playing and tourists have stumbled back with beads on. But in the poorest part of the city, which also happens to be the lowest part, it's a different story.
But despite the setbacks, Our School at Blair Gorcery in the Lower Ninth Ward is using composting and farming techniques to bolster their situation in a fragile economy.
Albuquerque is busting at the seams with new eating spots. I salivate whenever I see a chain-link fence with a wind-whipped banner shouting, “Opening Soon!” But on the hunt for recently opened eateries, I also found an established treasure or two.
Los Ranchos Growers' Market at Los Ranchos Village Hall
Scope out a wide assortment of produce, such as radishes, carrots, onions, edible flowers and more, along with live music and arts & crafts.
Advanced Ayurvedic Cooking at Annapurna School of Ayurvedic Cooking
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