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Winter Camp Registration

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24 Carrot Garden is excited to host a Winter Camp December 20–23, 9am–2pm, Monday–Thursday for children 5–16 years old. Campers will work in the garden and learn about sustainable gardening, raising healthy and happy chickens and bees, Louisiana ecology, healthy…

Drop-In Youth Garden Programs

The garden hosts drop-in Afterschool and Saturday garden programming for youth ages 5 to 16. Our Afterschool and Saturday program is drop-in and requires no pre-registration. Participants learn Louisiana ecology, sustainable gardening, healthy cooking techniques, how to raise healthy and…

Community Garden

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24 Carrot Garden functions as an accessible community space for rest, relaxation, and complimentary harvesting of vegetables and herbs. Food grown is free of charge for neighbors and staff. Mixed kale, mixed lettuce, romaine lettuce, butterhead lettuce, collard greens, dino…


The outcome of each student’s year of study is a professional design portfolio which they use to apply for apprenticeships, jobs, design universities, and other opportunities. Their portfolios document their process and ability to solve problems creatively. Students build content…

Current Musicians

Embassy Residents 2021 T3rall Pasha Jovanovic Makeout Shinobi Geovane Santos Gdot Jade LaRoche Sunday Sessions Artists 2021 Seabrook Crook RockBoyCho Gzg2ce iLUVYUSTYLEZ Teelow Photos: Lucia Honey Music | The Embassy


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Our program includes classes in: Fashion Design, Research, and DevelopmentSewing, Draping, and PatternmakingPortfolio Design and PresentationDigital and Hand IllustrationTechnical Design Natural Dye TechniquesBeading and AppliquéFabric ManipulationMachine KnittingTufting Image Credits (L–R):1. Designer and model, Christopher Maya, tufting. Photo: Duval Timothy2. Designer:…

Special Event – Watermelon Party


Join us in the garden to celebrate an amazing summer. Bring the whole family to take part in the watermelon extravaganza. We will have food, games, crafts, and tons of fun! Watermelon PartyAugust 274–6 pm 24 Carrot Garden

Garden Camps

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We host camp during Mardi Gras, Summer, and Winter break. Camp activities encompass our Garden, Fashion & Textiles, and Music programs. In the Garden, campers plant seeds; water plants; feed chickens and worms; harvest eggs and produce; and prepare healthy…

Recording Artist Residency

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Each year, we award six emerging artists with studio time. Selected artists work one-on-one with an engineer to record an album or EP of their material. Additionally, artists are offered vocal training, receive professional portraits, attend music business workshops, perform…


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