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Berkeleyans closer to selling backyard produce

May 18, 2012 by Tracey Taylor via Berkeleyside

Berkeley's zoning codes have prohibited the sale of backyard produce. But after an effort mounted by the green thumbs of the city, the planning commission unanimously passed the Edible Garden Initiative. Next step: City Council.

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A School Garden is Born in Marin

April 07, 2012 by Jackson Karlenzig

After a decade of stalled efforts and 18 months of negotiations, students at Drakes High School in San Anselmo installed a large school garden that will be used by several special programs at the public high school.

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Beyond the Bounty at Food Landscape Forum

November 17, 2011 by Dan Rademacher

Panelists at a sold-out forum on November 16 talked about their farming and farm-education enterprises on the San Mateo Coast, San Francisco, West Marin, and Santa Rosa. From food sovereignty to occupying your foodshed, check out the highlights.

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Cultivating Community in Santa Rosa

October 01, 2011 by Jacoba Charles

Bayer Farm brings open space and food security to a section of Santa Rosa that needs more of both. With help from the nonprofit Landpaths, people in the Roseland neighborhood are helping each other plant and harvest food, and community.

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Urban Farms to Open Range

October 01, 2011 by Sibella Kraus

Even though foodie culture is an ever-growing phenomenon in the Bay Area, it's still surprising to many that nearly half the land in our region is dedicated to ranching or farming.

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