The Baton Rouge Area Foundation has granted $33,000 toThe Walls Project, which will use the money to grow more produce in North Baton Rouge. The grant is from the Foundation's Emergency Relief Fund for responding to COVID-19.
Production of fruits and vegetables at The Walls Project's Howell Park community farm will rise tenfold to 200,000 pounds per year. The nonprofit is also setting up satellite farms on campuses of Scotlandville Magnet High School,Glen Oaks Senior High School and Capital Friendship.
The Emergency Relief Fund has issued $244,000 in grants since it was established in March. Grants from the fund are listed at this link:https://lnkd.in/eAydNsn