Category Garden

Garden Camp

Registration Currently Closed. Check back soon for for Summer Camp Registration. Material Institute is excited to host Fall and Summer Camps for children 5–16 years old. Throughout the day campers will work in the garden and learn about sustainable gardening, raising…

Afterschool Garden Sign-up

The garden hosts Afterschool programming for youth ages 5 to 16. Participants learn Louisiana ecology, sustainable gardening, healthy cooking techniques, how to raise healthy and happy chickens and bees, arts and crafts, and how to express their creativity with plants.…

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. Purple & white eggplant, cucumber, okra, malbar spinach, banana peppers, mint,…

Garden Camps

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Registration is now open for Fall Camp Oct 10–13th. We host camp during Mardi Gras, Spring Break, Summer, and Winter Break. Camp activities encompass our Garden, Fashion & Textiles, and Music programs. In the Garden, campers plant seeds; water plants;…

Field Trips to the Garden

Plan a field trip to 24 Carrot Garden. We welcome schools and community groups of all ages to visit the garden. We’ll curate a visit for your group with learning objectives around sustainable gardening, healthy cooking alternatives, and Louisiana ecology.…

Garden Volunteer Sign-Up

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Anyone wishing to get their hands dirty and learn more about organic gardening methods is welcome to join us. We have a great, big garden that always appreciates helping hands. Garden volunteers may help with planting, harvesting, weeding, mulching, watering,…