Monday, March 1, 2010
Have you ever wondered why public parks (with few exceptions) are not filled with fruit and nut trees, vegetables and herbs? Or why schools don’t teach children about local ecology and Indigenous food plants? Well that would be sending the wrong message: That people could forage at their leisure for their own resources.
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The work just installed, 1999.
Zephyr practicing parkour on the library wall, 2010.
Giving a Fuji a light late-summer prune, 2010.
Showing Zeph the ropes for maintaining the poems, 2010.
This work also derives from childhood memories of walking home from school with my older brother, picking apples and plums on the 'nature strips' as we went.