It is spring here in the temperate San Francisco Bay Area flowers are blooming and change is in the air. I have begun planting seeds for this years garden with some uncertainty. The future of the house that my husband and I rent is up in the air. The (not rent controlled) house needs much work and the landlord will need to raise the rent in order to do the work. Our landlord has been nothing but fair in the nearly 11 years we have lived here, but the rents for open units in our…Continue
Posted on April 7, 2013 at 5:01pm
What is From the Ground Up?
From the Ground Up is a documentary project that provides an inspiring look at gardeners in three cities, juxtaposing these modern urban farmers with the original Victory Gardeners who during WWII grew food in backyards, on balconies, any wherever they could. At their peak, these gardeners yielded 40% of the produce consumed in the US. Today a Sacramento teacher and her young sons “take on City Hall” to fight for…Continue
Posted on November 2, 2012 at 6:42pm — 1 Comment