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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Bayview community garden program in peril as funding dries up

Responding to food insecurity, neighbors cultivate network of plots to provide locally grown bounty and education
The Quesada Gardens Initiative, which has helped green and revitalize one of San Francisco's most economically neglected neighborhoods, is struggling to survive as funding is running dry.
Formed in 2002 as a community-building effort by Bayview residents, it has gone on to transform portions of the community, spreading through vacant lots, backyards and community spaces. It has also begun to produce significant quantities of food for a neighborhood where the available of healthy options is limited.
Read more at SF Public Press and donate to Quesada Gardens at http://quesadagardens.org

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