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Farmscape + Menlo Park Community Farms

Thanks to Rotary Club member Joanna Jones, Farmscape was able partner up with the Belle Haven community  to build this really groovy farm. The community is going to grow annual vegetables as well as some unusual produce items. For instance, Jose wants to grow sugar cane for juicing, and many of the members want to […]

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AB 551 in Oakland and Los Angeles

There’s a lot happening regarding urban farming policy in the Bay Area. Since we’ve opened our office in March, we’ve seen the adoption of AB 551, The Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones Act, on the state level. Simply put, the law states that property owners who lease their land to urban farmers for a 5 year […]

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Farmscape is Hiring!

Seeking a farmer for Fremont and San Mateo

Job Responsibilities: Make weekly visits to yards of Farmscape members at regularly scheduled times Manage all aspects of annual vegetable cultivation from planning and planting plots, fertilization and pest control, to leaving a harvest on each member’s doorstep Keep detailed records during weekly visits Maintain good relationships with members, both in-person and via phone/email Adhere […]

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Farmscape is Hiring!

Seeking Full-time Urban Farmer for Westside/Mid-City/NELA

Job Responsibilities: Make weekly visits to yards of Farmscape members at regularly scheduled times Manage all aspects of annual vegetable cultivation from planning and planting plots, fertilization and pest control, to leaving a harvest on each member’s doorstep Keep detailed records during weekly visits Maintain good relationships with members, both in-person and via phone/email Adhere […]

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Fun Garden Science

Explaining Peculiar Garden Phenomena

Why do some tomatoes have “noses”?  A couple years ago, a colleague told me about a funny visit to a school garden. Some of the students had discovered a tomato with a protrusion. They decided that the unusual bump extending from the otherwise spherical tomato was a nose, and proceeded to parade around the schoolyard […]

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