Reconnect Volunteers Assist in Urban Agriculture Project
The club’s volunteer day at "The School at Blair Grocery," which isan urban agriculture school and garden in the lower 9th Ward of New Orleans. Theschool’s purpose is to create "A RESOURCE RICH SAFE SPACE FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT."
Cari Cooper, Jason Granger & neighborhood youth,
Gerald, build compost.
Dr. Burley's son, Max, protects his lunch.
Lunch with Cory, a Blair School administrator, and Davian.
A hard earned lunch.
Cary Briscoe, Jason Granger, and Cari Cooper build a
plant bed for winter garlic.
The wood must be cut for a raisedplant bed. Watch
The school gets 8-12 eggs per day from their chickens.
Cory, a school administrator, tends to some greens.
Cory, Jason, and Cari work on the garlic bed.
Cari, Jason, & Gerald add a layer of wood chips to the
food waste justadded to the compost.
The Layer of wood chips help to decompose the food & keep pests away.