The popular urban farm located on a 2.2-acre plot on Laguna Street between Fell and Oak streets is leaving the property to make way for a condo development.
Farmers have already begun packing up.
“I’m not sad. It’s a celebration of so much happening that wasn’t an option three years ago,” said Jay Rosenberg, co-director of the farm. “We’re using this as a launching point for amazing projects. I’m looking forward to getting to work on those.” Read More
After nearly 2½ years occupying a 2.2-acre parcel off Laguna Street, Hayes Valley Farms’ days are numbered.
The urban farm — one of The City’s first and largest — used a former freeway off-ramp as a temporary location to compost, grow food and plants, harvest honey and educate the community about agricultural techniques. Read More
The co-director of Hayes Valley Farm since 2009, Rosenberg’s garden project is one of two San Francisco farms currently in the running for a cash grant in the DeLoach Vineyards Garden to Table campaign, which will award a total of $20,000 to five community gardens across the country. Nearby Alemany Farm also is in the running. To vote, visit www.deloachcommunitygardens.com. Read More
The bees are back in town.
Eight months after an unknown person broke into the Hayes Valley Farm and sprayed pesticides in two of the three hives that housed hundreds of thousands of European honeybees, those hives will be replaced this weekend.
Jay Rosenberg, co-director of the farm, said he hopes it will be safe enough for the bees to return after a little community outreach. Read More
Here’s some sweet news: Honeybees are returning to Hayes Valley Farm.Eight months after nearly 200,000 European honeybees were slaughtered by an unknown murderer at Hayes Valley Farm, a new generation of buzzing beauties is set to return, according to farm officials.On Thursday, the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association is set to hold a meeting to discuss where the hives will be located and what kind of bees will live there. Read More
Murder has struck the Hayes Valley Farm.
Nearly 200,000 European honeybees were slaughtered earlier this week when an unknown person broke into the community farm and sprayed two hives with a household pesticide. A third hive was spared from total annihilation after about 40 percent of its inhabitants survived the attack. Read More