Community gardens

In a state famous for its wide-open and scenic landscapes, nature close to home remains elusive for many city dwellers. In Denver for example, The Trust for Public Land works with communities and partner organizations to reverse a slipping ratio of parks... Read more

The Trust for Public Land's work extends throughout the 10 Bay Area Counties, from the urban core of San Francisco and surrounding cities, to the suburban watersheds, lush oak woodlands and the rugged beauty of iconic California landscapes, like the Marin... Read more

New York’s city-owned vacant lots and established community gardens offer the city an opportunity to address open-space inadequacy in the very inner-city neighborhoods where green space is in shortest supply. Using these resources to create open space... Read more

In 1971 a Berkeley, California, schoolteacher who loved to cook thought it might be fun to open a restaurant. Alice Waters's approach to cooking--then and now--was to craft a daily menu from fresh food foraged from local, small-scale growers: herbs and... Read more

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