We grow the highest quality microgreens, herbs, sprouts, and edible flowers in New Orleans.
Get the freshest and the best tasting produce from Southern City Farm. Southern City Farm offers the best landscape design, plants, and installation in New Orleans.
Southern City Farm is a Local New Orleans company creating and contributing to spaces that embody the culture of South Louisiana, and specifically the City of New Orleans. We have a team of licensed horticulturist and landscape architects ready to provide all your needs.
Community, Food, and Music; these are the things we enjoy the most here. These are the things that bring us together to celebrate Life.
It is our goal at Southern City Farm to create environments that celebrate this culture.
We currently focus on two aspects of our culture: landscape and agriculture.
With this Vision in mind, Southern City Farm designs and builds landscapes for our community.
We create all types of landscapes, with a focus on bringing that unique Southern Charm into each design.
All of the plants we use are from our own nursery in Lower Coast Algiers, which we source from growers throughout the South, primarily Forest Hill, Louisiana.
Southern City Farm celebrates the Local Food Economy in New Orleans.
We provide the highest quality microgreens, sprouts, and edible flowers to restaurants, markets, and directly to consumers in New Orleans.
We also provide vegetable and herbs starts, and all types of Edible Plants and Edible Gardens to the Community of New Orleans.
Locally grown food are those produced by local farmers and local plant growers.
They are usually sold in farmers’ markets, a physical retail place where these locally grown foods are sold to consumers by the farmers themselves.
We sell directly to consumers with less transport, less handling, less refrigeration, and less time in storage so that our produce goes directly to your table in its freshest state.
You can enjoy our produce in a better variety and in a healthier and fresher condition.
A study describes local agriculture in two ways: using native plant species that have been studied and commercialized and food production from field to plate.
We have identified and sourced plant species that are locally available and that have potential to thrive in the environment and culture of New Orleans.
You have probably heard a lot about how locally grown food can help the environment and local farmers in many ways.
As a local producer, we pride in our local plant knowledge to grow plants that are well-accustomed to the New Orleans soil and natural conditions.
We have chosen plant varieties that are superior in their adaptation to the weather changes and patterns in our locality.
Here are the delightful reasons why you should buy locally grown plants and produce from Southern City Farm:
You also help promote small-scale entrepreneurship, sense of community, and the cultural and physiological relationship between individuals and the seasonal availability of different plant produce.
Studies have shown that the use of local plants will result in vegetable foods that are highly nutritious, palatable, and easily digested.
Take advantage of this opportunity as we present to you the local produce that we grow in our farm and that you can grow at home whether you have a large piece of land or a small, indoor garden.
Here are plants that you can grow every month of the year, along with activities for existing plants in your garden here in New Orleans:
It is a far better choice to purchase at a local nursery or farm like Southern City Farm that has grown your produce in conditions similar to your native soil in New Orleans.
Our local plants have flourished in the New Orleans landscape and conditions, contributing to a healthy ecosystem and a rich ecological function.
We are dedicated to making you aware of where your food comes from and how it is grown. We are careful and diligent local plant growers that provide you one of your most basic needs in its freshest and most nutritious state.
Drop us a message or give us a call at 504-214-7521.
Andrew Prat, Co-Founder and Owner, is a licensed Landscape Architect and Horticulturalist. He is a New Orleans native who graduated with a degree in Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University in 2014. In addition to many behind the scenes responsibilities, Andrew heads the landscaping section of the company creating designs, providing estimates, performing and overseeing landscape installations, and purchasing plants for installations and our retail nursery. Andrew is also the frontline contact for micro-green sales and purchasing. He is always available to take your questions and orders, and help you make your landscaping dreams come true!
Chelsea Digby grew up in Hernando, Mississippi. She went to Ole Miss, and returned to Hernando to work as a legal assistant before moving to New Orleans to take on her next adventure. Chelsea’s work at SCF spans throughout all aspects of the company from horticulture and landscape design, to cooking and writing. Her most valued skill is her vision and attention to detail. She has the ability to turn any space into an entire experience. She gives character to everything she touches, and is a vital part of what makes Southern City Farm so special. She can’t wait to welcome you to our Farm this Spring!
Ethan Hagen grew up in Ohio where he received his Bachelors at Ohio University. He continued his education at the University of Tennessee where he received his Masters in Plant Biology. He spent several years in the agriculture and landscape industries in San Diego before joining us here in New Orleans. Ethan is the Farm Manager. He grows the highest quality, most flavorful microgreens and makes sure the nursery plants are always looking beautiful. He also keeps the Farm in tip-top shape, so that when you come to visit, you want to keep coming back! He enjoys the outdoor opportunities New Orleans provides, and particularly enjoys canoeing on the bayous.
Our resident farm mascot, Miley is about 8 years old. She was adopted from a shelter in Southaven, MS. Rescues are the best! She can normally be found lounging in some shade and sniffing the air. She loves to check on the cows next door. She’d love to tell you hi when you come shop with us at one of our upcoming sales!
“They were honest, easy to communicate with and did a great job on the yard! I would highly recommend them for outdoor landscaping projects. A++”— Thomas P.
“I would like to add value and punctuality as why I liked Andrew and his associates. He provided exactly the concept I wanted for my garden, the quality of the work was outstanding – no sloppiness, immaculately cleaned up after completion – and his communication skills were excellent. I wish I had a bigger garden for him to design and plant. This has been the best experience I have had with contractors since returning to New Orleans Give this young man a call. He will not disappoint.”— Mary D.
“In our line of business, what you put on a plate is a direct representation and the culmination of a chef’s vision. We have always strived to use the freshest local ingredients we can find and that is exactly what we from Southern City Farm. Our relationship started in the summer of 2015 when Adrian stopped in the restaurant to give us a few samples of their micro greens. Chef Matt Farmer and I were blown away! After an invite and visit to the farm, only 2 blocks from the restaurant, we were sold. From their product, to their customer service, Southern City Farm gets it right.”— FRANK PHILLIPS, APOLLINE RESTAURANT
“Southern City Farm packs a punch!”— CHEF ZACH ENGEL, JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNER, GALIT RESTAURANT
“As a super busy local landscape company, I am extremely passionate about quality plants. Nothing gets me more excited than purchasing premium quality plants from Southern City Farm for my jobs. The plants always look great and Andrew is the best to work with. The best part is the plants are located right here in the City, so we can get them super quick. Southern City is a wonderful plant wholesaler!!!”— KEITH PFEFFERLE, PFEFFERLE LAWNS LANDSCAPING CO.
“In the Landscape Industry you need plant stock all year round. Southern City Farm decided tap into a new market and start delivering plants to landscaping companies in New Orleans and its surrounding areas. They approached me about their delivery service and I was interested immediately. It has helped us out immensely and we love doing business with the Company!”— COLIN CASEY, LGD LANDSCAPING