At Debbie Goldwasser’s home in the San Francisco area, the grass was brown, sacrificed to the drought that’s slowly suffocating California. But, she and her husband wondered, might there be a landscaping alternative both sustainable and practical?
Meanwhile, Sean Eastwood, a chef in the same Bay city as Goldwasser, was grappling with dead landscaping undermining his restaurant’s name, Tender Greens. He needed a solution, one befitting his establishment.
Goldwasser and Eastman both found their answers in foodscaping, in which the plants decorating a property can be eaten. It’s a facet of the growing trend of urban farming, which ranges is scale from a lot-sized community garden to potted herbs in a windowsill.
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Courtesy of The Daily Beast 》》》》http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/10/01/foodscaping-a-beautiful-solution-to-food-deserts.html