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3 Things to Know About STEM in Mission Bay

The garden was designed by Lara Hermanson (of Farmscape Gardens) and has raised beds arranged in artful patterns, drawing the eye towards the Bay.

Zagat

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In urban farming, a different taste of L.A.

It provides work for a local urban farming venture called Farmscape Gardens, whose farmers plant the Jonathan Club's seeds, compost the beds and rotate the crops.

LA Times

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Urban Gardening on the Rise Atop Downtown Los Angeles Skyscrapers

Farmscape is a local company that specializes in building urban gardens. Company rep Dan Allen says L.A.'s high-rise rooftops are actually an ideal place for herbs, vegetables and even fruit trees.

ABC Los Angeles

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Urban farming takes root in downtown Los Angeles

Daniel Allen, CEO of farming company Farmscape, believes more gardens will crop up as developers add rooftop gardens to new condo and apartment buildings.

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

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Oakland plowing a path for urban farming on vacant lots

“We can’t feed everyone by doing this, but it’s a start,” said Lara Hermanson, owner of Farmscape, an urban gardening and landscaping company in Oakland.

San Francisco Chronicle

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California’s Largest Urban Farming Venture Finds Opportunity in Demand for Local Food

Farmscape Gardens is California’s largest urban farming company, bringing edible gardens to residential and commercial customers alike.

Seedstock

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Meet Niki Nakayama, One of the World's Only Female Kaiseki Chefs

In her modest backyard, with the help of Dan Allen of urban garden design outfit Farmscape, she cultivates Japanese vegetable and herb varietals, as well as other plants, to exacting specifications.

The Wall Street Journal

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With in-house gardens, restaurants take 'eat local' movement to the next step

The day I came to visit, Daniel Allen was there helping out. He works for Farmscape, a company that builds organic gardens for residential spaces, schools and restaurants.

KPCC Off-Ramp

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Farmscape Brings Urban Agriculture to Los Angeles

A company called Farmscape is proving that there's enough of an appetite for farming on residential land to turn the proposition into a high-growth business.

GOOD

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Don't Start a Veggie Garden to Save Money

So don't start a vegetable garden to save money. Do it because it's delicious. Do it to live a healthier lifestyle. Do it to introduce the next generation to vegetables the right way.

The Huffington Post