Kevin Fitzwilliam co-created the Hollygrove Market & Farm (HM&F) and is currently the marketing director. He has developed professional relationships on behalf of the HM&F with rural farmers throughout southeast Louisiana and Mississippi, and with local urban growers in the New Orleans metro area. He currently manages the wholesale segment of the HM&F, which has begun to sell local produce to New Orleans restaurants and institutions. Kevin also helps to coordinate the Saturday buyers’ club at the store each weekend.
Hollygrove Market & Farm description
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, this unique store provides healthy and affordable fruits and vegetables to residents of Hollygrove, adjoining neighborhoods, and New Orleans. Mr. Fitzwilliam will talk about the many positive aspects to the Hollygrove Market: access to fresh, local produce; economic development; blight eradication, and sustainability.
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