Author Archives: Youngblom Kyle

Interview with Rachel Kesel

I interviewed Rachel Kesel, a friend of mine and an avid gardener. I’ve been to Rachel’s a few times for dinners cooked with ingredients grown in her backyard, and she’s pretty involved in the local horticultural scene. The interview is … Continue reading

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A Visit to Ghost Town

Last weekend I visited a farm in Oakland. Weird, right? I know. I’m reading a book called Farm City, by Novella Carpenter, and happened to check out her website for more information. Turned out she was hosting an open house … Continue reading

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Logos

So. These are the three concepts I settled on for the logo design assignment. I was trying to keep it really simple and clean. For starters, we’ve got a big old “K”, which is my first initial. I like square … Continue reading

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Sound Collage

[soundcloud width=”100%” height=”81″ params=”” url=”http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/10902926″] Soundscape by kyleyoungblom For my locational sound collage, I started with typical metropolitan sounds such as traffic, crowds, and sirens. I then mixed in sounds associated with gardening and green spaces, such as wind through … Continue reading

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Hayes Valley Farm

At Fell and Laguna Street in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley you’ll see an unexpected sight: amidst the dense housing and traffic are 2.2 acres of greenery. The Hayes Valley Farm dates back to January 24th, 2010, when the city officially … Continue reading

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Urban Ag Photos

Photo credit: The Slow Cook The Urban Agiculture Blog Urban Farm Hub Land in Common

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Text Collage

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Park

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Blog Proposal

I’ve chosen the topic of urban agriculture and livestock for my blog. Local and alternative food production is a concept that’s gained a lot of ground in the last couple of decades, and I think it’s going to be increasingly … Continue reading

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