has had 3 incarnations. It stemmed from the desire to distribute
the proliferating backyard gardens in a wealthy neighborhood of
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
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 home.
keeps a database of all donors and recipients in order to map the
distribution of the plants through this project.
get excited by the project and donate herbs, homemade wine, jam
and other fruits. With this we serve the wine to the public and
provide tea made with the herbs.