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33rd American Community Gardening Association Conference in San Francisco

August 9th-12th, 2012

The 2012 ACGA Conference in San Francisco is a gathering hundreds of passionate individuals from across the U.S., Canada, and abroad, who are engaged in all aspects of contemporary gardening and greening. This inspiring conference includes state-of-the-art, hands-on workshops, provocative keynote speakers, cooking classes, networking opportunities and guided visits to cutting-edge urban community gardens in many of the San Francisco’s famous neighborhoods, and in parks, schools and green spaces around one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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Backyard farmers selling in Beverly Hills


Jennifer Little picks stridolo (Silene inflata), an unusual Italian green, in the urban farm that she and James Imhoff operate in their San Gabriel yard. They call their operation Little Farm Fresh. Photo by David Karp.

Jennifer Little and James Imhoff ditched their jobs and turned their love, and San Gabriel yard, into farmers market sales.

By David Karp
Los Angeles Times
July 6, 2012

Excerpt:

Is it possible to turn a passion for home gardening into a career growing for farmers markets? Such is the hope of Jennifer Little and James Imhoff, who gave up successful jobs to start Little Farm Fresh in their San Gabriel yard. They have gained a cult following for their unusual heirloom produce, including cape gooseberries, Black Cobra chiles and Richmond Green Apple cucumbers, and believe that their goal — “spending time together doing what we love” — is within sight.

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