There’s a wonderful article in today’s New York Times about the subversive trend in urban agriculture to plant fruit trees in urban spaces.
A loose-knit group called Fallen Fruit is planting fruit trees in the Los Angeles area–its bounty to be free for the taking. And up the coast in San Francisco, the Guerrilla Grafters are surreptitiously grafting branches of fruit-bearing trees onto ornamental trees.
Even parks departments are now catching on, which portends well for an urban environment in which more of what we eat can be grown within walking distance.
For more, read the full article, “Tasty, and Subversive, Too.”