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Project title: The Urban Sugarcane Plantation, 2009. An Agricultural Urban Land Project. Sugracane plantlets are planetd in streets, low income neighborhoods and backyards where they would naturally grow prior to the current city structure of New Orleans and as an effort to bring agriculture to increase sustainability to local people. Sugarcane has soil binding and soil purifying properties, in addition to providing juice, sugar and fuel.

May 2009

Location: KK Projects, N Villiere St,
ST Roch, New Orleans

A Site,Time, Situation Specific Agricultural Land Art installation, in collaboration with Ronnie Waguespack JR and KK Projects,

With collaborative support from:
Alexandre Vialou –Agricultural Economist
The Steamboat House, New Orleans
The Sugarcane League –Louisiana Division
Assistant: Pamala Bishop
Tim Connover White -  Ecologist

Supported by The Royal Norwegian Consulate Houston