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November 19, 2010

Food Access Focus: City Slicker Farms Gets a Permanent Home

Urban Farming in West Oakland gets a much needed boost. 

February 05, 2010

The Family That Gardens Together Stays Together

Urban Sprouts’ Farmer-in-Residence program gives families a plot of land on the school’s grounds to raise vegetables together.

November 20, 2009

Homestead Chickens and Chow Mein

Novella Carpenter, author of the popular memoir Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer relays an intimate view of city farming – in her back yard and across the country.

June 26, 2009

It Takes a Village to Raise Your Vegetables

Sustainable agriculture can start in your own backyard—and your neighbor’s. The urban farmers at MyFarm are taking backyards across the city and piecing them together to form a decentralized urban farm complete with CSA members and weekly boxes of veggies.

April 24, 2009

The Year of the Garden

Garden designer Maria Finn talks about planting edibles in urban areas, the hunt for the perfect San Francisco tomato, and shares some tricks of the gardener’s trade.



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