Category Archives: Urban Projects

Wrigley Garden, Long Beach

Cycling over 50 miles through the LA metropolis round the boardwalk we saw little vegetation – just sand, sea and concrete. It was therefore extra special to stop off at the urban oasis of Wrigley Garden, Long Beach. The garden … Continue reading

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Permaculture in the city

One sunny afternoon during our stay in the Bay Area we set off to visit some city farms in San Francisco. As with the urban projects in London that we are familiar with, these places combine growing food with educational … Continue reading

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The Berkeley banquet

Our temporary hometown Berkeley is a veritable hotbed of local food with farmers’ markets three times a week that are 80% organic produce. Berkeley is also home to Chez Panisse and Alice Waters – a passionate advocate of local, sustainable … Continue reading

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Urban bounty

Growing food is clearly a very different ball game in an urban environment than out in the country. We’ve pedalled through Vancouver and Seattle now and some of the projects going on in these cities are definitely worth a mention. … Continue reading

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