Kevin Fitzwilliam/All Things Local

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Through his work as co-founder of the Hollygrove Market and as an environmental-science teacher at De La Salle High School inNew Orleans, Kevin Fitzwilliam has a pulse on the growing scene inNew Orleanssupporting locally-made products and the demand for environmentally-responsible products.  The mission of the “All Things Local” show is twofold: to pique listeners’ interest on topics pertaining to urban gardening and the local-products scene, then to provide information on resources so that listeners can begin to take steps toward a more self-sufficient and satisfying lifestyle.

 

Fitzwilliam is in his fourth year teaching earth science and environmental science at De La Salle High School.  He designed and constructed and constructed the school’s first on-campus vegetable garden, which he utilizes as an outdoor laboratory.  As moderator of De La Salle’s green club, he mobilized students to begin selling and marketing the produce grown on the site.  Kevin’s students are actively involved as volunteers in theNew Orleanscommunity.

 

Fitzwilliam holds a Masters degree fromLouisianaStateUniversity(M.S. Environmental Planning and Management) and an undergraduate degree from Loyola University New Orleans (B.A. Communications and Environmental Studies).  He is a graduate ofJesuitHigh School.  He resides in Uptown New Orleans, where he thanks his lucky stars every workday morning that he lives within walking of his job.

3 Responses to “Kevin Fitzwilliam/All Things Local”

  1. After having Mr. Fitz for a year I can say, he by far the best Science teacher I’ve ever had. The way he teaches isn’t just going on and reading chapters out of the book. We had other scientist come and speak to us. We did labs that gave us a general understanding of different topics.
    Mr. Fitz was a teacher that had a way of making the class fun even when we talked about things such as radiometric dating.

  2. Hey Kevin – this is Harvey from French Class – it’s great to hear your show and this is a good topic…Could you ask your guests about the importance of density in building public transport? Having lived in NYC, SF and several other cities with big systems, I have observed that ridership increases in proportion to the difficulty of driving and parking, particularly in the downtown areas, and these cities extend their lines to areas specifically to reduce the number of cars in downtown. Frankly, New Orleans is just too easy to get around by car, with the exception of the French Q & the areas around the streetcar construction

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