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  • 10/30/2015
  • Posted by Kathy Muse

CSED Newsletter October 31, 2015

CSED garden is really going green 
Lower 9 neighbors Merlisa & Daniel Pugh stopped by recently to enjoy romaine lettuce from CSED's Chartres Street garden. Want to learn more about gardening in raised beds? Stop by our new office at 5227 Chartres Street or call Kathy Muse 504-939-9028 to learn more.
1st Annual Holladay Market 

The Lower 9 Collaborative is hosting the first annual Holladay Market shopping extravaganza Saturday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 12, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. This event is a great time for the entire community to enjoy open mic, live music, shopping and festive libations in one place. This festive celebration will take place at 1123 Lamanche Street. 
If you'd like to be a merchant or get more information, please contact Bill at 504-460-2689. 
It's a pea planting party and you're invited

Join Garden on Mars for a pea planting party this Saturday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. - noon at 2435 Charbonnet Street. Learn about the history of field peas in the South, taste pea dip with chips, and take home free pea plants to grow in your own backyard!
Gumbo gala and fish fry to support All Souls 

Fish fry next Friday
Stop by All Souls Episcopal Church and Community Center for lunch next Friday, Nov. 6. They'll be hosting a fish fry 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 5500 St. Claude Ave. 
What's on the menu?
Fish, potato salad, green peas, mac & cheese (or red beans),bread and dessert for only $8. Get free delivery with 5 or more orders. 
For more information, call 504-218-8995. 
Soul-A-Bration Gumbo Gala Fundraiser
Join All Souls at their 3rd annual Soul-A-Bration Gumbo Gala Fundraiser to benefit their after-school program. The event will take place Nov. 20,  6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at All Souls Episcopal Church & Community Center, 5500 St. Claude Ave. The suggested donation for the evening is $25 and the master of ceremony for the event will be WWL-TV's Laura Buchtel. 

The evening will feature a silent auction, live music, complimentary drinks and food and a "Gumbo Cook-Off" competition.  

For more information, contact Reverend Edward Thompson or Carolina Gallop at (504) 218-8995.
New Tulane study says New Orleans students use salad bars in schools, but not equally

Most New Orleans students are using new salad bars that have been installed in public school cafeterias since 2011, but there is also room for improvement because African-American students are less likely to use the salad bars than their peers, according to a recently published Tulane University study.

In This Issue
Blooming Pink Muhly Grass in the CSED Garden
Eat Dat! New cookbook offers healthy, affordable recipes

CSED is a partner and contributor to a new cookbook called "Eat Dat!" It features 80 pages of nutritious, healthy, affordable meals for New Orleans residents. Best of all, it's free to download. 
CSED Team 

Chief Executive Officer 
Arthur Johnson

Program Manager
Kathy Muse

Volunteer Manager
Warrenetta Banks

Wetland Specialist
John Taylor

Energy Efficiency Assistant
Charles Reddick

Community Resilience Outreach
Beverly Jackson

Resiliency Manager for Coastal Restoration and Community Awareness 
Rachel Pickens
| 504-324-9955 | [email protected] | http://sustainthenine.org
5130 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70117



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