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Episode 908 - The Ag Traveler: Touring San Francisco  Watch Video

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The Ag Traveler

You don’t expect to find agricultural-related places to visit in San Francisco. But there are some so-called hidden gems to break up your tour of the city sidewalks and concrete jungle. California Heartland’s Melanie Kim goes on a walking tour conducted by Travel writer Rick Evans. The main focus is architecture in the Financial District. But the tour also stops at some hidden roof-top gardens. While these are on top of private buildings, they are open to the public during business hours.

Next stop, the San Francisco Ferry Building Marketplace. The market offers produce and flowers from small regional farmers and ranchers. There you can taste everything fresh, from fine wine to fungi!

And then we hop a boat to Alcatraz to check out the prison and the plants! A beautiful garden in the most unlikely place— the Alcatraz Historic Gardens Project, conducted by the Garden Conservancy, is restoring historical gardens the Rock has been home to throughout it’s tenuous life.

Additional Info:
Alcatraz Cruises
www.alcatrazcruises.com

Alcatraz Garden restoration project
www.gardenconservancy.org

Farm Fresh to you
www.farmfreshtoyou.com

Far West Fungi
www.farwestfungi.com

 

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