Co-Coordinator, SPROUT NOLA

Marguerite Green is co-coordinator of SPROUT NOLA, a New Orleans non-profit focusing on empowering growers and farmers at all levels. SPROUT NOLA’s work includes a weekly farmers’ market that helps develop new farmers and food vendors, as well as a large, vibrant community garden. Marguerite started farming 10 years ago and has spent her time organizing farmers, providing technical support and assistance, and working to build equity in the farming community among under-resourced farmers. In her free time, she is a cut-flower farmer, cheesemaker and high school agriculture teacher.

Topic: Building a Statewide Network: Farmers Market Leaders Discussion, Friday, March 8th, 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Farmers market leaders will explore how a statewide association of farmers markets can help market organizations thrive through promotion, information and education, and helping build capacity.