July 2015 Chapter Meeting
||Saturday, July 11, 2015
Garden and Farm Tours in San Francisco
Self-Guided (Alemany Farm) and Blair Randal1, Executive Director of the Garden for the Environment
700 Alemany Boulevard, San Francisco (10 AM)
& 7th Avenue and Lawton Street, San Francisco (1 PM)
10:00 AM at Alemany Farm and 1:00 PM at Garden for the Environment (Lunch is onyour own)
On-street parking is available at Alemany along with very limited lot parking which should be left for senior or disabled members. Public transit options are limited. Remember that the Alemany Farmers Market will be open just down the street and members might want to make a pre or post tour stop there.
On-street parking is available also at Garden for the Environment but this facility is served by both the 43 and 44 MUNI outbound lines, either of which can be boarded at 9th and Judah from the N Judah streetcar line. The 44 MUNI northbound bus can also be boarded at the Glen Park BART Station and the 43 MUNI northbound bus can be boarded at the Balboa Park BART Station.
The Garden for the Environment is 6 blocks from the Arboretum in Golden Gate Park and the area on 9th Avenue between Judah and Lincoln is filled with restaurants, as is Irving on both sides of 9th.
This event is free and open to the public.
Newcomers are always welcome -- Do bring a friend!
10:00 am - 12:00 Noon- Self-guided tour of Alemany Farm
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Tour of the Garden for the Environment by Blair Randall, Executive Director
Directions to the July 11 Meeting at Alemany Farm:
From I-80/101 take the I-280 South exit and IMMEDIATELY exit on Alemany on the right. Turn left to the Alemany Farm on your right or you can go straight ahead to enter the Alemany Farmers Market area, turning right into the parking area.
Take the Golden Gate, taking the Park-Presidio exit just past the toll booths. Continue on Park-Presidio/Highway 1 through Golden Gate Park and continue when it becomes 19th Avenue. Continue on 19tth Avenue past San Francisco State and the Park Merced high-rise apartments. Turn right at the light on the I-280 on-ramp, taking the 2nd right on Brotherhood Way. Continue on Brotherhood Way until it merges into Alemany Boulevard. Follow Alemany until the Alemany Farmers Market exit on the left. Make a u-turn at the light and the Alemany Farm will be on your right, where you will see a windmill.
Map to Alemany Farm
Map to Garden for the Environment
You do not need to be a CRFG member to attend although of course we hope you'll join.
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Golden Gate Chapter.
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