has had 3 incarnations. It stemmed from the desire to
distribute the proliferating backyard gardens in a wealthy
neighborhood of San Francisco.
Amy Franceschini asks people to donate offshoots of
their plants which are then
distributed out to the larger public via a mobile potting
shed. Each donation is tagged with the donors name,
email address, location, plant identification and care
instructions. The bottome half of the tag remains blank
and will be filled out by the recipient. (see tag below).
enough offshoots have been collected, they are separated
by families and distributed to the public in a handmade
bag with soil and starter pot. Each recipient is asked
to contact the donor via email with a thank you note.
Each recipient fills in their name, email address and
location and is asked to document the plant in its new
keeps a database of all donors and recipients in order
to map the distribution of the plants through this project.
people donated herbs, homemade wine, jam and other fruits.
With this we serve the wine to the public and provide
tea made with the herbs.