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Baton Roots

Community Farms in Baton Rouge

By blending access to fresh food, skill-development, socialization, and art into one location, Baton Roots brings an opportunity for our community to learn best practices in sustainable agriculture on an urban farm.

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Hustle & Grow

Youth Farm Management Training

This youth-focused initiative starts with 10-week spring/fall training (+ 5-week summer training) in sustainable urban agriculture. By being an integral part of the distribution process from start to finish, youth participants will learn the importance of stewardship and the impact that food access and security have on the health of their community.

Harmony Intergenerational Garden

Connecting all generations through growing fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers is the goal of Harmony Intergenerational Garden. This raised bed garden, led by Master Gardener volunteers, will reduce social isolation and improve connections to community, while growing a bounty of fresh and healthy food.

Farm fresh tomatoes and marigold
Farm fresh tomatoes and marigold

Baton Roots grows fresh food and vegetables for the 70805 area in the community urban farm

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Farm fresh tomatoes and marigold
Farm fresh tomatoes and marigold

Baton Roots grows fresh food and vegetables for the 70805 area in the community urban farm

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