Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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Slow Food New Orleans

Contact Info


2819 Orchid Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119
Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 504.329.6361

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Gary Granata

Agency Info

Agency type: Grassroots
Agency hours:
Beginning date for service:

Agency Details

Agency does not carry liability insurance.
Agency does not carry worker's compensation insurance.
The food traditions of New Orleans are inseparably bound to its musical heritage, which combine to create a lush and internationally renowned culture. Food fuels the heart while music feeds the soul of a city and region where cultural influences from around the world simmer in a pot of gumbo that in turn feeds cultures of the world.

Mission statements

The mission of Slow Food New Orleans is to foster the Slow Food International mission of promoting good, clean and fair food for all. GOOD a fresh and flavorsome seasonal diet that satisfies the senses and is part of our local culture. CLEAN food production and consumption that does not harm the environment, animal welfare or our health. FAIR accessible prices for consumers and fair conditions and pay for small-scale producers. FAIR accessible prices for consumers and fair conditions and pay for small-scale producers.

Division Mission Statements

  • Community and Cultural Development
  • Grassroots
  • Health professional training
  • Healthy Waters
  • Human and Ecological Health

Populations Served by Agency

  • All populations

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Animal Welfare and Education
  • Economic Development
  • Food and Culture
  • Food Security
  • Health
  • Local Food
  • Public Health
  • Small Business
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Social Justice
  • Sustainable Food Growing

Public Service Needs

  • Conduct best practices research
  • Develop book club for mentally challenged
  • Maintain communication with agency clients
  • Architectural and Urban Design services for regional municipal governments and community groups
  • Raise funds
  • Create a map identifying the location of information of interest
  • Conduct oral histories
  • Organize an outreach event
  • Develop publicity material
  • Student will research online databases and corporate websites for private and public grants for non-profit educational programming.
  • Coordinate Vols.
  • Develop a new website or contribute content to an existing webpage

Resource Needs for this agency

  • community support, volunteers, monetary resources
  • Media development
  • Membership development
  • Publicity and Fundraising

Services Provided by Agency

  • Slow Food New Orleans is dedicated to promoting, protecting and preserving the unique local food culture of New Orleans and Southeastern Louisiana

Public Service Activities

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Center for Public Service, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8060