Organic produce stand at Fairview Gardens in Goleta
Organic produce stand at Fairview Gardens in Goleta
Organic produce stand at Fairview Gardens in Goleta
Organic produce stand at Fairview Gardens in Goleta
Urban garden encircles house with rooftop solar array in Rancho Palos Verdes
Urban garden encircles house with rooftop solar array in Rancho Palos Verdes
Urban Garden in front yard of home in upscale Hancock Park
Urban Garden in front yard of home in upscale Hancock Park
Yvonne Savio,  Master Gardener Coordinator at UC Cooperative Extension's Common, holds a head of broccoflower from her garden
Yvonne Savio, Master Gardener Coordinator at UC Cooperative Extension's Common, holds a head of broccoflower from her garden
Students, parents and teachers work on the garden at the 24th Street School in Los Angeles
Students, parents and teachers work on the garden at the 24th Street School in Los Angeles
Young boys collect food for the worm compost bin after their class mates eat their lunch at the Downtown Value School
Young boys collect food for the worm compost bin after their class mates eat their lunch at the Downtown Value School
Teacher Chris Medinger holds a snow pea plant for repotting in the small greenhouse at the  Downtown Value School
Teacher Chris Medinger holds a snow pea plant for repotting in the small greenhouse at the Downtown Value School
Children working on a vertical garden at the Downtown Value School
Children working on a vertical garden at the Downtown Value School
Chicken coup at home in Rancho Palos Verdes
Chicken coup at home in Rancho Palos Verdes
Young girls and their mother at school garden at Wonderland Elementary in Los Angeles
Young girls and their mother at school garden at Wonderland Elementary in Los Angeles
Volunteers planting trees at the Elmer Avenue Neighborhood Retrofit Project
Volunteers planting trees at the Elmer Avenue Neighborhood Retrofit Project
The first harvest at the Venice Community Garden
The first harvest at the Venice Community Garden
New seedlings ready to be planted at the Venice Community Garden
New seedlings ready to be planted at the Venice Community Garden
Piles of seeds at the Los Angeles Seed Library at Venice High School
Piles of seeds at the Los Angeles Seed Library at Venice High School
Eagle Street Rooftop Farm is a 6,000 sq ft rooftop urban farm in Greenpoint, Brooklyn overlooking the East River and the Manhattan skyline
Eagle Street Rooftop Farm is a 6,000 sq ft rooftop urban farm in Greenpoint, Brooklyn overlooking the East River and the Manhattan skyline
Brooklyn Grange is a 40 thousand square Foot Rooftop Farm in Long Island City
Brooklyn Grange is a 40 thousand square Foot Rooftop Farm in Long Island City
Organic produce stand at Fairview Gardens in Goleta
Organic produce stand at Fairview Gardens in GoletaThe produce stand sells seasonal fresh fruit and produce. The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens is one of the oldest organic farms in California. Located on over 12 acres, the 100-year-old farm provides the community with organic fruits and vegetables and through educational programs and public outreach demonstrate the economic viability of sustainable agricultural methods. Goleta, California
Organic produce stand at Fairview Gardens in Goleta
Organic produce stand at Fairview Gardens in GoletaThe produce stand sells seasonal fresh fruit and produce. The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens is one of the oldest organic farms in California. Located on over 12 acres, the 100-year-old farm provides the community with organic fruits and vegetables and through educational programs and public outreach demonstrate the economic viability of sustainable agricultural methods. Goleta, California
Urban garden encircles house with rooftop solar array in Rancho Palos Verdes
Urban garden encircles house with rooftop solar array in Rancho Palos VerdesSolar Array on roof of house. Urban garden encircles house in Rancho Palos Verdes. Judy Frankel’s three year old garden has a variety of citrus, Nectarine, Peach, Apple and Cherry trees as well as seasonal vegetables in planting beds in the back yard. Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Urban Garden in front yard of home in upscale Hancock Park
Urban Garden in front yard of home in upscale Hancock ParkJudy Kirshner working in her garden. Urban Garden in front yard of home in upscale Hancock Park. Judy Kirshner started the garden 10 years ago. At the time, her neighbors did not approve, but the garden has become a popular spot over the years and attracts many visitors. The plot contains about 50 varieties of vegetables, 12 winter herbs, 9 kinds of flowers and 12 fruit trees. Los Angeles, California, USA
Yvonne Savio,  Master Gardener Coordinator at UC Cooperative Extension's Common, holds a head of broccoflower from her garden
Yvonne Savio, Master Gardener Coordinator at UC Cooperative Extension's Common, holds a head of broccoflower from her gardenYvonne Savio holding a head of broccoflower. Yvonne Savio, Master Gardener Coordinator at UC Cooperative Extension's Common Ground Garden Program, offers training at a workshop in her garden in Pasadena. Once trained, Master Gardeners provide free gardening workshops and their technical expertise to approximately 60 public community gardens, hundreds of school gardens, and many senior and shelter gardens throughout Los Angeles County. California, USA
Students, parents and teachers work on the garden at the 24th Street School in Los Angeles
Students, parents and teachers work on the garden at the 24th Street School in Los AngelesStudents, parents and teachers work on the garden at the 24th Street School garden on Big Sunday, the largest annual citywide community service event in America, West Adams, Los Angeles, California, USA
Young boys collect food for the worm compost bin after their class mates eat their lunch at the Downtown Value School
Young boys collect food for the worm compost bin after their class mates eat their lunch at the Downtown Value SchoolYoung boys collect food for the worm compost bin after their class mates eat their lunch at the Downtown Value School, a charter school in downtown Los Angeles. The school uses gardens to teach students about gardening and also has a vertical garden, a flower and produce garden that goes around the school grounds and a small greenhouse. Los Angeles, California, USA
Teacher Chris Medinger holds a snow pea plant for repotting in the small greenhouse at the  Downtown Value School
Teacher Chris Medinger holds a snow pea plant for repotting in the small greenhouse at the Downtown Value SchoolTeacher Chris Medinger holds a snow pea plant for repotting in the small greenhouse at the Downtown Value School, a charter school in downtown Los Angeles. The school uses gardens to teach students about gardening and also has a vertical garden, a flower and produce garden that goes around the school grounds and a worm compost bin that students collect for after each meal. Los Angeles, California, USA
Children working on a vertical garden at the Downtown Value School
Children working on a vertical garden at the Downtown Value School
Chicken coup at home in Rancho Palos Verdes
Chicken coup at home in Rancho Palos Verdes
Young girls and their mother at school garden at Wonderland Elementary in Los Angeles
Young girls and their mother at school garden at Wonderland Elementary in Los AngelesYoung girls and their mother learn about the garden at their elementary school. Wonderland Elementary School, Laurel Canyon, Los Angeles, California, USA
Volunteers planting trees at the Elmer Avenue Neighborhood Retrofit Project
Volunteers planting trees at the Elmer Avenue Neighborhood Retrofit ProjectVolunteers planting trees along Elmer Avenue. Elmer Avenue Neighborhood Retrofit Project brings together different organizations and neighborhood residents, and through a variety of sustainable methods, helps manage stormwater and reduce flooding and water pollution by retrofitting existing infrastructure such as sidewalks and stormdrains.
The first harvest at the Venice Community Garden
The first harvest at the Venice Community GardenAeryn picks her first harvest which includes zucchini, swiss chard, yellow squash and cucumbers on October 14, 2010. The Venice Community Garden broke ground in April, 2010. Soil tests revealed high levels of arsenic and lead because of previous uses which included a railroad line going through the lot. Steps were taken which included adding protective layers and adding new soil. Planting began in August and the first harvest was in October, 2010. Venice, California, USA
New seedlings ready to be planted at the Venice Community Garden
New seedlings ready to be planted at the Venice Community GardenAugust 14, 2010. New seedlings ready to be planted. The Venice Garden broke ground in April, 2010. Soil tests revealed high levels of arsenic and lead because of previous uses which included a railroad line going through the lot. Steps were taken which included adding protective layers and adding new soil. Planting began in August and the first harvest was in October, 2010. Venice, California, USA
Piles of seeds at the Los Angeles Seed Library at Venice High School
Piles of seeds at the Los Angeles Seed Library at Venice High School(Clockwise from left) Broad Windsor Fava Beans seeds, French Breakfast Radish seeds (Raphanus sativus), Bush Bean Contender seeds (Phaseolus vulgarus), Black Turtle Bean seeds and Jack O’ Lantern Pumpkin seeds (Cucurbita pero) from the Seed Library of Los Angeles. The Seed Library of Los Angeles (SLOLA) is located at the Learning Garden at Venice High School. Lifetime membership is $10 and allows members to take out seeds, plant and grow their crop, and then at the end of the season, return fresh seeds from their crop to the Library. The process enables fresh seeds to be constantly replenishing the library and protects the genetic purity of the seeds as well by asking members to take the Safe Seed Pledge, keeping the Library free from GMO (genetically modified organisms) seeds.
Eagle Street Rooftop Farm is a 6,000 sq ft rooftop urban farm in Greenpoint, Brooklyn overlooking the East River and the Manhattan skyline
Eagle Street Rooftop Farm is a 6,000 sq ft rooftop urban farm in Greenpoint, Brooklyn overlooking the East River and the Manhattan skylineEagle Street Rooftop Farm is a 6,000 sq ft rooftop urban farm in Greenpoint, Brooklyn overlooking the East River and the Manhattan skyline. Brooklyn, New York, USA
Brooklyn Grange is a 40 thousand square Foot Rooftop Farm in Long Island City
Brooklyn Grange is a 40 thousand square Foot Rooftop Farm in Long Island CityBrooklyn Grange is a 40 thousand square Foot Rooftop Farm in Long Island City that opened in Spring of 2010. The nearly one acre farm grows seaonable vegatables such as Okra, Spinach, Kale, Tomatos, Eggplant, Jalapeno Peppers and lettuce and has a beehive as well. Queens. New York, USA
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