Second Event of the Sustain In Place Series

A special sweet presentation from the renowned Alice Waters, paired with delicious chocolate truffles, wine, candles and more! About this Event HGP’s second event of Sustain in Place: A series of at-home tastings, features a keynote video presentation from Alice Waters. Few names in the farm to table movement are more recognizable than Alice and her influential restaurant, Chez Panisse. Guests will also …

Sustain in Place: A Series of At-Home Tastings

“The garden is an unending source of the miraculous, a joy that transforms our cooking and increases our pleasure at least a thousandfold.”

–Deborah Madison, from Vegetable Literacy

HGP’s first event of Sustain in Place: A series of at-home tastings, begins with a keynote video presentation from Deborah Madison. A pioneer in the farm to table movement, Deborah will share some secrets to the art of bringing out the best in farm-fresh produce, by leading us through making some of her favorite salad dressings.

Guests will also have the chance to come to the Farm to harvest your own salad greens, vegetables and herbs along with an accompanying gift bag featuring a bottle of wine and fresh, delicious, gourmet pasta from La Posta restaurant, in a reusable tote bag.

Jennifer Jewell Book Reading: The Earth in Her Hands

The Homeless Garden Project Store presents a free online book reading with Jennifer Jewell, host of Cultivating Place, a weekly public radio program. Join the Homeless Garden Project on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 4PM in the first of a series of 30 year anniversary events! Jennifer Jewell will read from her newly released book, The Earth in Her Hands …

Modern Farmer: This California Farm Helps The Homeless Get Off The Streets

By Lindsay Campbell March 2, 2020 At Homeless Garden Project, seeds are planted and lives are transformed. Michael Laffoon has a vivid memory of the day he decided to piece his life back together. “I literally woke up in my van and I thought ‘I can’t do this anymore because I’m going to die,’” he says. “It was just an overwhelming …

GoodTimes: Homeless Garden Project’s New Home

By ALISHA GREEN December 10, 2019 Adam Marshall remembers fondly the time he spent as a kid on his grandfather’s ranch in Watsonville. That’s where he learned how much he enjoyed labor-intensive work. He dreamed of carrying on his grandfather’s commitment to helping others in need without an expectation of anything in return—as Marshall recently explained to a riveted audience …

Farm To Fork Across America — EcoFarm Conference: Sustainable Agriculture, Food, Love and Butterflies

In a couple weeks I’ll be attending the oldest and largest ecological agricultural gathering in the West. The EcoFarm Conference has been a centrifugal force for more than 30 years. It will be jam-packed with networking opportunities and information on the newest eco-ag developments and techniques. Hot topic Farm Bill 2012 lectures will focus on important policy concerns. Newly emerging …