18th and Rhode Island Food Forest

The 18th and Rhode Island Food Forest in San Francisco, CA was started in 2008 on Portero Hill. To learn more about it visit the website that supports the work being done there: http://18thandrhodeislandgarden.org/

Videos:

Here is a video of Kevin Bayuk, co-founder, talking about Permaculture Design at the Park:

Bee Keeping in the Food Forest:

Also here are some videos taken over a span of years that show the garden’s progression:

This video is in French taken in 2010:

Also in French taken in 2010:

Taken in 2013:

Clifton Park Food Forest- Baltimore, MD

Can community food forests offer one strategy to create meaningful change? I am writing a chapter on community food forests (CFFs) this morning for potential inclusion in a book on re-enlivenment of cities. Reflecting on the role of CFFs it is evident that the cultural, socioeconomic and political context of…

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