Imagine your street, bordered by trees heavy with ripe apples, peaches, and plums — all free to pluck for an afternoon snack. #OperationFruitTree is here.
Our earliest ancestors hunted and gathered. And now, gathering is back in style in the form of food foraging. If you enjoy foraging for food, check out Falling Fruit, an interactive, crowd-sourced map of pickable produce in public spaces.
Remember the Boston Tree Party? They’re the group of urban gardeners in Boston who are planting apple trees on publicly available land. They’ve already planted enough trees to produce more than 10,000 apples a year for the community, once the trees start fruiting.
As if that weren’t cool enough, there’s a new documentary film about the group, and they’re going to be screening it this coming Tuesday at Boston University! Check out a trailer and deets on the screening below.
If you believe in the responsible use of precious resources, namely water, then you’ll agree that recycling home greywater for landscaping makes lots of sense. Here are the basics you need to know.
When I interviewed one of the Guerrilla Grafters recently, I learned that it’s not all about the grafting. This early member of the Guerrilla Grafters cares deeply about the society in which we live and our relationship with public spaces.
The Home Orchard really is a complete guide to growing your own fruit trees anywhere, just as the subtitle suggests.
The once strictly ornamental trees lining San Francisco’s city streets are suddenly bearing fruit. The Guerrilla Grafters intend to turn the foggy city into a food forest while remaining under the radar.