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Jubilant New Orleans Jazz Urban Agriculture Community (video)

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New Orleans may not be known for its healthy food habits, but thats about to change. As we travel across the country, we’re seeing a global food movement towards creating healthy food with the space that we have. NOLA is full of culture and full of people doing great things, that’s no exception in the farming world.

We couldnt imagine focusing on just one urban gardner in the Big Easy, so we didnt. Here is the story of many New Orleans residents who came back after the storm to start growing food in the city’s abandoned lots. The diversity of people and ideas made for one of our most inspiring (and favorite) episodes yet.

Faith comes about for many reasons, but especially where there is big struggle and great loss. There is something very spiritual about rebuilding. Add that to some amazing music and delicious food… and that, to me, is Religion.

Daniel Klein, chef and filmmaker After learning to cook at his mother’s bed and breakfast, Daniel Klein (The Perennial Plate) went on to work and train at many of the world’s top restaurants. His culinary education brought him to Spain, France, England, India and New York, where he has worked and trained at top Michelin starred restaurants. After graduating from NYU, Daniel also pursued a career in film. Daniel’s most recent film “What are we doing here?” has aired on TV, in theaters and at numerous festivals around the world.

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