Who We Are

The Hollygrove Market and Farm (HM&F) is a non-profit retail store selling locally-grown and organic produce, as well as a training location for residents interested in organic urban farming. Centrally located in the heart of the Carrollton-Hollygrove community at 8301 Olive Street, New Orleans, LA 70118. This unique store provides healthy and affordable fruits and vegetables to residents of Hollygrove, adjoining neighborhoods, and New Orleans. Our fresh produce is purchased from local sources:

  • backyard growers
  • community gardens
  • urban micro-farms in New Orleans
  • rural farms throughout southern Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama

We also obtain produce from national organic growers.

The retail store is currently undergoing renovations. The CSA-style Market is operational and is open every Saturday from 10a.m. to 2p.m.

The store is located on an acre of ground in a distinct setting. It will incorporate numerous environmentally-sustainable features: organic gardening, composting, cistern irrigation, and recycling, among others. Through a partnership with the nonprofit New Orleans Food and Farm Network, fruit and vegetable gardens will be tended on the land adjacent to the main building. An organic certification program will be conducted by the New Orleans Food and Farm Network.

Our Vision

The goal of the HM&F is to increase accessibility of fresh produce to underserved neighborhoods, and to promote sustainability through support of locally-grown produce. Accessibility to fresh produce means it is both available and affordable. Sustainability refers to the economic, social, and environmental benefits that occur: shorter transport distances for produce, increased support and incentives for local producers, a stronger monetary investment in New Orleans, and the formation of a secure source of produce.

Profiles on growers and information on their growing methods will be made available at the store. There will be opportunities for growers and consumers to periodically interact face-to-face. The business operations of the store will be transparent to all. The store site will be a learning center for green-building features, an integral part of the store’s mission.

Contact Us

504.483.7037-Office

504.483.7038-Fax

Are you a local grower? Want to sell to us? Please email:
Ashley@HollygroveMarket.org or Kevin@HollygroveMarket.org

6 Responses to “About”

  1. Chita Says:

    This is wonderful! I’m spreading the word for you guys!

  2. Marlo Says:

    Thank you so much for doing this! I’ll be around the market soon, you can count on it. The time for New Orleanians having access to healthy & affordable food, as well as a place to learn about all the benefits of sustainable urban gardening is long overdue! Are y’all hiring? Sounds like my dream job!

  3. Ann Says:

    I am very impressed with the vision of the HM&F and can’t wait to visit the store.

  4. Loki Says:

    The HumidCity Team salutes y’all! This is great, we will be blogging about you soon!

  5. Bongo Najja Says:

    Sounds quite innovative and it is very much needed. Finally, an alternative to the Whole Foods Market, at least for some organic fruits and vegetables. Will be seeing you soon.

  6. shannon Says:

    I was part of the starbucks crew that built this with rebuilding together. wow…I cannot tell you what this means to see this. I cannot wait to see it in person when I come back to NO.

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