EMAIL: Kevin Fitzwilliam
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.