For the safety of participants and staff, all in-person training activities at the farm were halted in March. Fortunately, Baton Roots will be bringing the garden online! In April, local residents will be able to receive access to online resources and 'Garden In A Box' home growing-kits.
Additionally, residents and Hustle & Grow trainees can register to participate in weekly online classes to learn how to maintain the garden themselves and grow fresh food for their families.
A select core team will continue work at Baton Roots Community Farm during the spring, practicing the utmost in health and safety, to keep the food production flowing in North Baton Rouge. Baton Roots began its transition to spring crops in March and will continue to plant with spring and summer favorites: tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, squash and more. As the potential for food access to decline for residents, Baton Roots aims to relieve the supply chain and help families obtain food that normally would be inaccessible or unaffordable.