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James Brown Visits Hollygrove Market and Farm in New Orleans

Garden gives community a boost

At the Hollygrove Market and Farm in New Orleans, gardening is more than just a hobby. It's a way to pass on traditions, a way to provide extra food, a path toward self-sufficiency for a community still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Participants in AARP's Life@50+ National Event and Expo can see the market, and perhaps volunteer in the Hollygrove neighborhood when they visit New Orleans in September.

Here's more about the rebuilding and renaissance of Hollygrove.

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