San Diego Food Not Lawns

RESOURCES

Last Updated: 4/3/09

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Services to Know About
  • Victory Gardens San Diego - Working together with several San Diego healthy food movement groups, VGSD encourages the creation of home, school and community food gardens throughout San Diego. VGSD is making Home Garden Startup kits to help you get started. These will be awarded FREE to a limited number of new gardeners, and for sale as well.
  • Veggie Trader.com – a free resource for bringing good food and good people together. Use this site to find neighbors to swap with or sell your excess produce to. Even if you don't have a garden, you can find local food near you.
Articles to Read
    Specific to San Diego area
  • Events aim to focus attention on locally grown foods (NCTimes, July 2006 -- mentions our '06 Eat In, Act Out Week)
  • Organic Gardens vs. Chem-Fed Lawns (from Inter Press Service and archived on CommonDreams 3/28/07 -- mentions our 3/3 conference, with photo!)
  • Local food makes a global impact: The case for shopping locally (NCTimes, Dec 2004)
  • 'Urban farm' will go up on city land (SD Union-Tribune, July 30, 2007)
    California, National, and more
  • A Farm on Every Corner? (East Bay Express, 2005-11-16)
  • Brewing behemoth sneaks into organics (SFGate, Mar 2006)
  • Chews Wisely: Local or organic? It's a false choice (Grist, Mar 2006)
  • E.coli outbreak is another reason to buy food locally (Press-Citizen, Sept 2006)
  • Farming the Conrete Jungle (In These Times, Aug 2007)
  • Grist: Victual Reality (online weekly food column)
  • The oil in your oatmeal: A lot of fossil fuel goes into producing, packaging and shipping our breakfast (SFGate, Mar 2006)
  • Time to become a "locavore" (Seattle Times, Oct 2006)
  • West Oakland Gets Fresh (Yes Magazine, Summer 2005)
Videos to watch
  • Urban Food Deserts (CNN 3/1/07)

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