[conspire] OT: Edible Landscaping Tour, Tour de Peninsula
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Mon Jul 23 13:47:26 PDT 2012
Hope you had fun.
Did you eat any landscape?
On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Tomorrow, my clan will be off on an annual event that we always look
> forward to:
> Dear Rick and Deirdre,
> Food Grown in our Neighborhoods
> Edible Landscaping Tour
> Only two days until our Sixth Annual Edible Landscaping Tour. Visit 10
> local, organic vegetable gardens and get inspiration for your own!
> Saturday, July 21st 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Inspiring and self-guided.
> * Visit ten beautiful suburban gardens
> * Meet creative & innovative gardeners
> * Get great ideas for your garden
> Check-in at Common Ground
> 10:45 am - 3:00 pm Saturday, July 21
> Registration: $35.00
> One checks in at Common Ground Organic Garden Supply and Education
> Center in Palo Alto, and gets a map to find the featured gardens at
> various people houses in Mountain View, Los Altos, Palo Alto, and Menlo
> Park -- and then you have all morning and afternoon to drive or bicycle
> to them at your leisure and enjoy. Some of the gardens have been
> spectacular, e.g., Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy's in Mountain
> View, and restauranteur Jesse McCool's in Palo Alto.
> That's TOMORROW MORNING. If interested, please join us. (We have room
> for one more in our car.) No exercise involved, just walking around
> beautiful, lush, showcase food gardens at people's houses.
> Item the Second -- for the more athletic.
> Tour de Peninsula bicycle ride
> Sunday, August 5, departing from Coyote Point Park, San Mateo
> This is another beloved annual event, set up in gentle mockery of the
> Tour de France. In the Tour de Peninsula, nobody cares about your
> completion time, and shortcutting is fondly encouraged as 'distance
> conservation'. Instead of a yellow jersey, there's a Dirty Shirt.
> I will be riding one of the courses, but haven't made up my mind which
> one. They offer 20, 41, 56, and 63 mile options (and a 2-6 mile trail
> ride entirely within Coyote Point Park for families/kids).
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