This essential question assumes two important enduring understandings:
1. That ending hunger in New Orleans is both achievable and practical, and
2. That the cross-sector, cross-disciplinary work required to end hunger can create significant learning and employing opportunities for people (particularly young people) living in resource-deprived situations.
- Employ 5 New Orleans natives in our Urban Farming Ambassadors program,
- Employ 5 neighborhood teenagers in our Growing Growers program,
- Operate an additional offsite farm at Our Sisters of the Holy Family in East New Orleans,
- Operate as the Gulf Coast Growing Power Regional Outreach Training Center,
- Engage and educate over 700 high school and college service-learners annually,