Green Light New Orleans was excited to participate in this year's World Refugee Day celebrations. We got to be one of the many organizations offering our services and showing a welcoming face to our community members- some new and some who have been here for many years. We had a … [Read more...]
Tulane Pathways to Urban Sustainability
A Tulane class, Pathways to Urban Sustainability, has been helping us in our endeavor to address various urban environmental problems for the past few years. The students have explored new methodologies for addressing carbon offprints from backyard gardens, and are now doing the … [Read more...]
WINTER HARVESTING ARUGULA, CILANTRO, COLLARDS, EARLY MIZUNA, KALE, LEAF LETTUCE, MUSTARD GREENS, PARSLEY, and SWISS CHARD - Cut outer leaves at the base when they are big enough to eat. Always leave at least 1/3 of plant leaves to allow plants to continue growing. BUTTER … [Read more...]
Volunteer This Winter Break!
Winter break is right around the corner and we at Green Light New Orleans would be grateful to host your group of volunteers! For schools and educational groups we offer a variety of service-learning packages in each of our program areas- energy-efficiency, permaculture and … [Read more...]
Moringa leaves are incredibly nutritious, containing essential antioxidants, amino acids, and vitamins. Moringa can lower blood sugar and cholesterol in addition to increasing lactating women's milk production. How to harvest: Cut leaf stems with a sharp knife. How to … [Read more...]