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Must love broccoli: A community garden plays matchmaker | KALW

  Community gardens have come and gone in Golden Gate Park over the years.  The pictures show victory gardens in the park during WW II.  The following KALW story describes a new garden where vegetables are growing communally in the park. … Continue reading

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Did you know that you could be spreading Golden Gate Park Honey on your breakfast toast these foggy mornings?  Disadvantaged bees make it;  they have been rescued and relocated to a rooftop near Golden Gate Park out by Ocean Beach.  The … Continue reading

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victory gardens in golden gate park

Urban farming and community gardening have been time-tested in San Francisco.  Few people today realize that Golden Gate Park was a productive urban farm during World War II. ‘Victory Gardens, also called “war gardens” or “food gardens for defense”, were … Continue reading

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New York Moves to Stop Foraging in City’s Parks

A recent article in the New York Times about foraging in city parks is food for thought.   People collect mushrooms in Golden Gate Park (Google “picking wild mushrooms in golden gate park).  Not sure what else.  Here’s what’s going … Continue reading

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in city parks, fancier noshing?

Could it be that New York City parks are poised to surpass San Francisco parks in gourmet food offerings?  The following article, from the New York Times, hints at what foodies in New York have to look forward to.  This … Continue reading

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