1) HisHands2go: volunteers join us for a week of rebuilding and restoring inner city properties
2) Garden on Marais: an oasis in the Upper 9th Ward where veggies, herbs, and flowers grow, and where our 4-H club kids learn about nutrition, creation care, and how to be a good neighbor
3) Internships: men and women seeking hands-on training for a lifestyle in ministry receive a tailored experience
4) Creative Arts: community members are invited to participate in various forms of the creative arts including theatrical productions, music performances, creative writing classes, dance, and more
Garden on Marais is located in the Upper 9th Ward of New Orleans. Founded by Elan Ministries in 2010, Garden on Marais has developed into a fully functioning urban garden complete with a hoophouse, compost bins, rainwater catchment system, and a brood of hens.
Garden on Marais also operates as an educational space, hosting a weekly 4-H Club for children ages 3-12.