Daily, our eating turns nature into culture, transforming the body of the world into our bodies and minds.
Michael Pollan

America's First Public Food Forest

America's First Public Food Forest

Jun 8, 2012-- Imagine a 7 acre plot of land in a large American city, with hundreds of different kinds of edibles: walnut and chestnut trees; blueberry and raspberry bushes; fruit trees, including apples and pears; exotics like pineapple, yuzu citrus, guava, persimmons, honeyberries, and lingonberries; herbs; and more. The best part? All will be available for public plucking to anyone who wanders into Seattle's first food forest -- in fact, America's first food forest. Says lead landscape architect Margarett Harrison: "This is totally innovative, and has never been done before in a public park." (29944 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionCreate your own public food forest -- share some produce (homegrown or otherwise) with neighbors.



Quote Bulletin


It's never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,561 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Sep 26: One Teacher's Brilliant response to Columbine (9,895 reads) Sep 9: To Keep Company With Oneself (5,953 reads) Sep 3: The Politics of the Brokenhearted (4,365 reads) Sep 18: Betty Peck's Magic Mirror (3,945 reads) Sep 21: The Psychology of Self-Righteousness (8,931 reads)

More ...