Headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, NOLA Green Roots (NGR) is a membership based nonprofit whose mission is to build sustainable communities through gardens. NGR’s mission strongly supports the belief that community gardening systemically improves the quality of community life by providing a catalyst for employment, education, recreation, and exercise. NGR’s gardens provide the nutrients for neighborhood and community development. NGR trains and employs youth, eliminates food deserts, stimulates social interaction, reduces obesity, encourages self-reliance, decreases urban blight, produces nutritious food, controls family food expenditures, and conserves resources.
For more information about NOLA Green Roots, please visit http://www.NOLAGreenRoots.com.