Urban farm Paradigm Gardens (1131 S. Rampart St., 504-344-9474) has scheduled outdoor events for people looking to wind down from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with more food and music.
The quarter-acre farm and events space on the corner of South Rampart and Clio streets is adding a few chef-fueled events during Jazz Fest's annual two-week span, Paradigm Gardens owners announced this week.
Caribbean Night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. May 1 features live music from Higher Heights Reggae Band and Caribbean cuisine from Johnny's Jamaican Grill. Tickets are $35 plus fees.
May 2 features an additional installment of Paradigm Gardens' Pizza & Pies night from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event is a collaboration with Freret Street's Ancora Pizzeria & Salumeria, which features wood-fired pizzas, bruschetta and more. DJ Doug Funnie will provide music. There also will be food from Marjie's Grill, Queen Trini Lisa, The Pupusa Lady and Windowsill Pies. Drinks include cocktails from local rum distillery Roulaison Distilling and beer from NOLA Brewing Company.
A May 8 blowout includes live music from Margie Perez, food from Coquette, Patois, Kin, Avo and Stokehold, and drinks from Port Orleans Brewing Co., Cathead Vodka and Republic National Distributing.
Tickets to the events are available at www.paradigmgardens- nola.com.