This month has been a newsworthy one here at Green Light New Orleans! Read more about the stories on our rain barrel and backyard vegetable garden installations.
On Friday, April 7, WDSU news aired a segment chronicling one of Green Light’s rain barrel installations. Watch the video to hear the benefits of rain barrels from our director Andreas and see our AmeriCorps member Leah install one! If you’re interested in receiving a rain barrel, fill out an application and be sure to read about our “buy a rain barrel, give a rain barrel” program.
One of Green Light’s backyard garden builds was featured in an article on NOLA.com on Wednesday, April 12. Andreas explains the initiation of the program and its impact on the community since it began in 2012. At the end of the article are recipes featuring produce from the backyard garden from Andreas and the featured gardener, Joyce Martin Williams. To apply for a backyard vegetable garden, please fill out an application and send it back to us.