It Takes a City to Save a Farm

It Takes a City to Save a Farm

Nov 05
It Takes a City to Save a Farm

My piece for Edible San Francisco about


How the Bay Area food and farming community helped Soul Food Farm recover from a devastating fire

Around 1:30 a.m. on the night of September 3, ­engineer-turned-chicken farmer Eric Koefed awoke thirsty, then saw a terrifying orange glow through the windows. A couple hundred yards away, just past the creek behind the house, a wall of fire was devouring the trees and pasture of Soul Food Farm.
“The farm is burning!” he screamed. “Wake up!”…

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