We recently received this call from the office of Fritz Haeg. They are looking for stories from folks who are front yard gardeners for a new book. If you have any, send them along! Maybe you’ll get featured.
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Fritz Haeg is seeking stories from front-yard gardeners for his new edition of Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn. We are trying to reach a broad spectrum of people within the short time frame we have. See the call below.
Are you growing food in your front yard?
Do you live in hardiness zones 3,4,5 or 9?
We want your stories and photos!
…For the expanded 2010 edtion of
Edible Estates: Attack On The Front Lawn
For this new edition of the book (Metropolis Books, 2008) we are looking for more reports from across the country from those that have decided to engage in “full frontal gardening”. Have you replaced the lawn in front of your house or apartment building with a completely edible garden? We will be selecting one garden story from each zone, with each contributor receiving a copy of the book. Questions and submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org
We will need:
– a 500 word story about your garden
– 4 or 5 photos of your garden at the highest resolution
– your name, mailing address, size of garden, date established, and USDA Plant Hardiness Zone
Zone 9 includes: Houston, Tampa, New Orleans
Zone 5 includes: Des Moines, Chicago, Detroit
Zone 4 includes: Minneapolis, Burlington, Anchorage
Zone 3 includes: Northern Minnesota, Montana, and Maine
Find the detailed map here.
Or go here to find your zone by zip code.
Find this announcement online here.
Edible Estates has initiated a series of regional prototype front yard gardens since 2005 for families in Salina, KS; Lakewood, CA; Maplewood, NJ; London, UK; Austin, TX, Los Angeles, CA; Baltimore, MD; and most recently, the Lenape Edible Estate: Manhattan, which will have it’s public opening on September 14th.
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