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PROMISES OF URBAN AGRICULTURE 

Jay Rosenberg speaks about Hayes Valley Farm demonstrating urban agriculture as a strategy for interim land use in San Francisco in this excerpt from the feature-length documentary from Joseph Redwood-Martinez, Promises of Urban Agriculture.

CHRONICLE FINDS A FARM


The Chronicle Food & Wine staff thought they knew San Francisco. "After all, it's our beat. But when we divided the city into 49 square miles and scoured each neighborhood, we found dozens of unexpected surprises and discoveries."

UPCOMING APPRENTICESHIPS

  • Beekeeping Apprenticeship Program - 2013 Number of Apprentices:Applications Accepted: April 13-15, 2013  Monthly Program Meetings:   12 Noon – 2 PM: Sunday April 21 10:30 AM – 3 PM: Sundays April 28, May 26 ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2013, 8:44 PM by Jay Rosenberg
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UPCOMING CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

  • Introduction to Permaculture - Friday, March 18th, 12pm Introduction to Permaculture with Jay Rosenberg and Matthew Stephens Friday, March 18, 2016, 12-5pm [Event on FB]Hayes Valley Art Works, 456 Laguna St, San Francisco, CA [Map]Introduction ...
    Posted Feb 10, 2016, 1:16 AM by Jay Blue Tape
  • [FREE] Introduction to Permaculture with UPISF David Cody and UPISF will be holding a FREE Introduction to Permaculture with work party and food at the Self Sufficient Life Project in East Palo Alto.Permi-curious? We ...
    Posted Apr 15, 2015, 2:30 PM by Jay Rosenberg
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FIND YOUR LOCAL FARM

LATEST NEWS FROM 49 FARMS

  • Urban Permaculture Design Apprenticeship - Program Introduction Meeting If you think you might be interested in applying to our Urban Permaculture Design Apprenticeship Program, come to one of our 1-hour Program Introduction Meetings on March 4th, 6th ...
    Posted Feb 26, 2016, 12:55 PM by Jay Rosenberg
  • Introduction to Permaculture with Jay Rosenberg and Matthew Stephens Introduction to Permaculture with Jay Rosenberg and Matthew Stephens  Introduction to Permaculture presents the principles, ethics, and design strategies that are used around the globe to create sustainable agriculture and ...
    Posted Feb 9, 2016, 12:56 AM by Jay Blue Tape
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THE SEED LIBRARY


The SF Seed Library intends to provide some of the best research available with respect to growing food in the unique and diverse climates and micro-climates of San Francisco. One branch is inside the public library in Potrero Hill, the other is at Hayes Valley Farm. 

WHAT is an URBAN FARM?

The future success of Urban Farms isn't going to be realized just because there are more big spaces to grow food. What we really need are all kinds of spaces of various shapes and sizes, and people who live nearby who want to work together.
SF Mayor signs 'The Salad Bill', April 20, 2011
On April 20, 2011, Mayor Lee signed legislation that allows for "urban agriculture" throughout the city, including the sale of produce from gardens. 

Read more on SF Gate >>

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Garden Party in Noe Valley, Saturday, February 13th, 12:30pm Come join us for our next sidewalk landscaping project, creating a pollinator garden for bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.Bring your own pruners and/or hand tools. Meet local gardening experts ...
    Posted Feb 12, 2016, 11:30 PM by Jay Blue Tape
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