V.20 No.31 | 8/4/2011
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.
Fierce Women Warriors Labor Day Party at Tractor Brewery Wells Park
Comedy superstar Rick Overton headlines a Labor Day party in honor of the backbone of our community—working men and women.
Whiskey Business Karaoke! at Blackbird Buvette
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