Educational Video on Food Sovereignty Feat. Reedy Brooks - Seeds of Innovation
Food sovereignty is not just about being able to grow plants you can eat. Food Sovereignty is about being able to have the right to control your own mechanisms and systems of food production and distribution. Seeds of Innovation: Resilient Design Competition will allow the Grand Bayou Tribe to further sustain and support their agricultural practices. Register and submit a floating planter box design at www.waterflowsforward.com!
History of Land Grabbing in Grand Bayou Village - Seeds of Innovation: Resilient Design Competition
What is land grabbing 🤔 ? When a large corporation or government decides to take ownership over land from the land's rightfully owner. Usually, land grabbing is done, when a large-scale entity makes a land deal without the complete free, prior, and informed consent of the residents. Only one day left to help give back to the Grand Bayou Tribe, by registering to design a floating planter box at www.waterflowsforward.com. #minorityrights #injusticesystem #systemicchange #climatechange #social #nativeamerican #tribehistory #nativeamericanrights #socialimpact #landgrab #injustice #socialinjustice #givingback #followyournola #louisiana #neworleans #designchallenge #designcompetition #socialchange #greeninfustructure #environmentalinjustice #socialaction #climateaction #policychange #awareness #spreadawareness
Interview with Estephanie Barajas Past Winner of Seeds of Innovation: Resilient Design Competition
Past winner 🏆️ interview with Estephania, Steph, Barajas! Listen to what she has to say about what led her to make her design decisions for her planter box and her experience with working with community gardening projects. Registration is open till September 1st! Don't wait till its too late, sign up today to compete in the Seeds of Innovation: Resilient Design Competition at www.waterflowsforward.com. To approved registrants, submissions have opened! You can now enter your team's floating planter box design on the open water portal, found at www.waterflowsforward.com! 🏆️ Winning Team Prizes 🏆️ 1. Partner, with our amazing sponsor, @greentheorydesign, to manufacture and install your winning floating planter box designs! 2. Guest feature on the @cicadaradiopresents podcast, River Runs Backwards. 3. Cash awards ranging from $3,000- $1,000 for the top 3 floating planter box designs! #winningdesign #planterbox #sustainability #sustainabledesign #submissionsopen #designchallege #neworleans #louisiana #gulfcoast #design #designproject #waterjustice #nola #designcompetition #nonprofit #planter #followyournola #greenengineering #pastwinner #interview
Floating Planter Box Wish List for the Seeds of Innovation: Resilient Design Competition
Want to know what should be in your team's floating planter box design? We asked community members what they working looking for with at-home planter boxes. With their wishes in mind, many factors, like storm surge threat, food sovereignty, and saltwater encroachment, should heavily influence your design. Check out our website www.waterflowsforward.com to see, as well, the requirements for your team's submission. Register today, at www.waterflowsforward.com, before registration closes September 1st! Check us out on social media @nolawater Share 📲, comment 💬, and like 👍🏾 this video to show your support for the Seeds of Innovation: Resilient Design Competition!
Why the Seeds of Innovation: Resilient Design Competition Matters
Why does it matter? It will help give the Grand Bayou Village a sustainable, prosperous future. Ms. Rosina Philippe, Attakapa Ishak Tribe Elder, explains the importance of the floating planter box design competition for her community. The Seeds of Innovation Design competition fulfills the Water Collaborative's mission to build a diverse network of like-minded individuals uplifting each other and communities impacted by flood risk. The Water Collaborative's floating planter box design competition focuses on equitable practices and sustainably longevity for Louisiana coastal communities, like the Attakapa Ishak tribe. Resilient, innovative planter box designs will empower the Grand Bayou Tribe to continue to be a self-sustaining community, even as the environment is rapidly changing around them. Go register your team today, at www.waterflowsforward.com! Follow us on social media @nolawater.
Importance of Native Plant Preservation for the Seeds of Innovation: Resilient Design Competition
Ms. Rosina Philippe, Attakapa Ishak Tribe Elder, tells us about the importance of preserving the native plants to her homeland. Go to our website at www.waterflowsforward.com to learn more about the Grand Bayou Tribe and to register to design a floating planter box, before registration closes August 25th! Follow us on social media @nolawater!
Leaching and Flooding Issues Facing Grand Bayou - Seeds of Innovation: Resilient Design Competition
Hear from Grand Bayou Village residents on the increasing threat of leaching and flooding their community has faced the past several years, during the aftermath of Hurricane season, which continually gets worse each year due to the rapid effects of climate change. At the Water Collaborative of Greater New Orleans, we strive to create an inclusive network of communities, who are willing to work together to make sure our world is climate resilient. By registering to enter your floating planter box design at www.waterflowsforward.com, you can help the Grand Bayou Village combat leaching and flooding threats. For more Seeds of Innovation: Resilient Design Competition updates, follow us on social media @nolawater!
Sprout NOLA's Executive Director, Marguerite Green's, full Interview for the Seeds of Innovation
Executive Director at Sprout NOLA, Marguerite Green, tells us about her knowledge and experience with salt water gardening. We hope she inspires you and your team to register your floating planter box design for the Seeds of Innovation: Resilient Design Competition. Go register at www.waterflowsforward.com! Follow our competition and parent organization, the Water Collaborative of Greater New Orleans, on social media @nolawater.
Educational Video on Attakapa Ishak's Tribe History for the Seeds of Innovation Competition
Go to our website at www.waterflowsforward.com to learn more about the Grand Bayou Tribe, Attakapa Ishak, and to register to design a floating planter box, before registration closes August 25th! Be a part of the solution to fighting environmental justice in Louisiana. Follow us on social media @nolawater