4:00 AM — 7:00 AM
Longue Vue House and Gardens
Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans, LA, 70124
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Join us Saturday, March 7th from 10AM – 1PM for Welcome Spring! Natural Edible Gardening – first in our series of seasonal workshops for 2020.

This Spring mini-festival features activities for everyone and information on how to get your personal garden started, including:

  • Guest Speaker – Kaleb Hill Lecture & Presentation ‘Growing Pesticide-Free Vegetables and Herbs at Home’
  • Art Installation: ‘Timeship 39’
  • Art Performances
  • Planting and flower crown station
  • Plant Sale
  • Crafts & Activities for children
  • House Tours
  • Light refreshments

Adults: $30 | $20 Members
Children (12 & Under): $10 | $5 Members

Tickets include all-day admission to the gardens and a docent-led house tour. Light refreshments provided.

EVENT PARTNERS: Mélange Dance Company, Delta Collaborative, Master Gardeners of Greater New Orleans, Greater New Orleans Iris Society, Native Plants Initiative

Speaker Kaleb J Hill is the owner and President/CEO of Oko Vue Produce and Landscaping, a fourth generation agriculturist, a sustainable urban farmer and community health activist. He has over 10 years of experience working as a community health worker for individuals living with multiple chronic health conditions, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer and obesity. He aims to counter industrial food culture by supporting sustainable food culture and contributing to sustainable agricultural practices.  Through his community engagement efforts, he aims to not only provide food education, but also share the resources and tools with consumers, permitting them to make better food decisions. His approach to food and health literacy are both idealistic and culturally tailored to the individuals it serves.