Monthly Archives: December 2012

Volunteer Profile: Photographer Jon Kersey

Why are you involved with the HGP? I got involved when I worked for the Social Sciences Division at UCSC. Some students from my photography workshops thought it would be a good idea to teach photography to trainees and staff … Continue reading

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Sam Farr Visits Homeless Garden Project

We invited Congressman Sam Farr to visit HGP and see how our program has developed and impacts our community, as well as to share some remarks on transitional job efforts from the national and local perspectives. We wanted to begin a timely conversation–for programs … Continue reading

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Nourishing Soil: Joan’s story

Here is the story that Joan shared with Michael Pollan after he toured the farm. She was very brave to write it and speak it, and that courage was palpable when she shared. Later, Raphael, an accomplished  SJSU film student, … Continue reading

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8 Reasons: Interview with HGP Board member, Andre Lafleur

At the Homeless Garden Project’s Fall SUSTAIN farm dinner, one of our newest board members, Andre Lafleur talked with our dinner guests about why he decided to join HGP’s Board of Directors. “There were many reasons why I joined HGP’s … Continue reading

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Michael Pollan Visits Homeless Garden Project: 2 Videos

On October 25, Michael Pollan visited the Homeless Garden Project.  His visit inspired HGP trainees and staff to prepare a tour of our farm and programs that tells how our programs work, how the farm operates, and how it all … Continue reading

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