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Amazing edible park in Irvine, Ca., stresses importance of food independence

(NaturalNews) What used to be nothing more than barren, unused easement space for overhead utility lines in an ordinary southern California suburb has turned into a flourishing, edible landscape, thanks to the inspiration of several local visionaries who recognized incredible potential for the otherwise wasted site. And today, the 7.5-acre community garden helps feed more than 200,000 local people in need every year, proving just how viable and productive a few small acres of land can be in ending hunger.

Known as "The Incredible Edible Park," the Irvine, California, green space is home to hundreds of rows of collard greens, broccoli, lettuce, squash, and a number of other food crops, not to mention a grove containing more than 80 citrus trees, all of which are broken up only by winding bicycle and walking paths that offer park visitors a front-row glimpse into how community-driven agriculture can reshape a city. And if they choose to do so, park visitors are free to pick their own food from the bounty as well.

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Feeds how many?

Just tell us how many pounds of useable produce. Even the food bank collects and distributes by weight, not the count of people because people don't all consume the same amount of food. Some drink more beer than eat for example.

wish to know details

I'm not the author of the article.

Side note:
I fed about 10,000 city birds in the last two weeks using the bread from the food bank that was no longer good for human consumption.

My belief in Karma.
Also in reincarnation (since I was 15).
What you do unto others will be done unto you.
What you sow you shall reap.

Merry Christmas Granger.

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Mele Kalekemaka 2U2 (((((((LL)))))))

I do not believe in karma because I've seen bad things happen to good people and wonderful things happen to people who lied, cheated, stole, murdered and got away with it.

I do not believe in reincarnation, but rather that the soul developes with time, our bodies merely a cocoon, and death, a transition to everlasting life, or death.

Do unto other what you hope they will do unto you, but do not expect anything, instead, let go and let God.

What you sow may fall upon rock or sand or sprayed by monsanto or taken away, sow anyway.. give the world the best you've got, strive to be happy.. life is a journey with mountains, valleys and platues, where ever you go, there you are.

While it was not my intention, I have discoved that a young flock of doves, about 30, have decided they like the chicken's scratch. I know doves are not pidgeons.. last year there were 6 doves.. now 30 something.

so this is

what happens after Edison shuts down one of their power plants. LOL

His name is Edward Snowden

What is Capitalism?
http://youtu.be/yNF09pUPypw

This could end hunger & change the planet

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LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15