Move Over, Community Gardens: Edible Forests Are Sprouting Up Across America “Food forests are designed to plant more edibles in public spaces to help localize food, address food deserts and food access issues, and connect people to the sources of their food,” say Farmer D in this Smithsonian Magazine article […]
The Jewish Farming movement is happening! A second annual convening took place here in January with Coastal Roots Farm and 40 other participants from around the world learning from each other and discovering how by working together they could accelerate their vision of a Jewish community farm in every community. […]
Reunited again! The Jewish Food Justice Fellows returned from around the world last month to be team leaders at Coastal Roots Farm’s first ever Food Forest Festival. We are so proud of the amazing work these individuals continue to do in our community and their communities, too.
Coastal Roots Farm last Sunday held their first Food Forest Festival in celebration of Tu B’Shevat. Nearly 200 volunteers planted over 1200 trees of over 50 fruit-bearing varieties that will feed our community for decades to come. Thank you to everyone who came, dug, and planted! Read more.
Innovation and the Rise of Local Foods in San Diego We were proud to sponsor this year’s the 4th Annual Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Conference, a conference that examines the social, environmental and economic benefits arising from the confluence of agriculture innovation and escalating demand of locally grown foods. The keynote speakers […]