Mardi Gras 2013: Becoming King Zulu takes a little campaigning and seafood

Just to show how important food can be to a good campaign. This report shows what it takes to become Mardi Gras royalty in an interview with the 2013 Zulu King, Cedric Givens.

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And Happy Mardi Gras everyone.

How Mardi Gras Boosts New Orleans’ Economy

Economic measurement is the first ruler we need to apply to the world of food systems, and specifically to our farmers markets. In many ways, Mardi Gras has a lot of similarities to the alternative food system- it’s informal, held mostly within the public space and all about entrepreneurs. This report shows how spring Carnival season adds value to the GNO region. This type of evaluation wis possible for markets to have for their own by using marketumbrella.org’s SEED tool which shows the impact a farmers market has on its own region.

How Mardi Gras Boosts New Orleans' Economy.