Food for Thought: Articles on Food Activism

The office is relatively quiet on this sunny Friday afternoon and I’ve finally had the chance to read some articles that others have been sending to me.  I wanted to share them with you. The first is an article on new legislation to support urban gardening in San Francisco from Grist magazine.  The article says: The legislation  follows zoning changes last year that made it … Continue reading Food for Thought: Articles on Food Activism

Ornamental Veggies

Gardeners around the world were outraged by the recent story about the American woman who was fined and even threatened with jail time for simply building a vegetable garden in her front yard.  The municipal by-laws in her town of Oak Park, a Detroit suburb, stated that front yards must be covered with suitable plant material, and her five tidy raised beds filled with petunias and tomato … Continue reading Ornamental Veggies