More than 70 years ago, Andrew Higgins ingratiated himself in the New Orleans community, hiring diverse workers of all racial backgrounds and age groups during World War II, a rarity during that period. Here at the Museum we strive to make similar efforts in this great city.
Knit Your Bit
Past Event Highlights:
Garden to Glass
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The National WWII Museum partners annually with Eat Local New Orleans and The American Sector Restaurant + Bar to celebrate Victory Gardens during the season of eating locally. This year, we welcomed Bayou Rum, Cane Land Distilling Co., Cajun Spirits, Cathead Vodka, Roulaison Distilling, Old New Orleans Rum, and Seven Three Distilling as we celebrated victory gardens during the season of eating locally. These local distillers competed to create the best garden-fresh cocktail prepared with local ingredients inspired by WWII victory gardens. We also welcomed new local partner Grow Dat Youth Farm to sell fresh produce to attendees. The 2018 Garden to Glass winner is Seven Three Distilling, with their drink The Calliope Hummingbird.