Creating a Resilient Local Food Economy in New Orleans

Food Tank 1 September 2019

The result of a three-year long collaborative study on the potential of institutional procurement in New Orleans was recently released by Propeller, a New Orleans-based nonprofit that supports social and environmental entrepreneurs; the New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee; and the Wallace Center at Winrock International, a nonprofit organization working on agriculture, environment, and social development projects. The report, Farm to Institution New Orleans: Feasibility and Pilot Study, analyzes the pathways towards a more equitable, resilient local food economy.