Open House at the Santa Fe Right of Way, 10/12/13

Open House at the Santa Fe Right of Way, 10/12/13

The Chinese Brake ferns have grown big along the former Santa Fe Right of Way railway line, and it’s time to have an open house to invite neighbors, gardeners and the community in to learn about this project. The event will be Saturday, October 12 from 3 – 5 PM. To learn more about this… Read more »

Next Up in the “Soil in the City” Series: Remediating Arsenic in the Santa Fe Right of Way, 9/12/13

Next Up in the "Soil in the City" Series: Remediating Arsenic in the Santa Fe Right of Way, 9/12/13

The Santa Fe Right of Way, a stretch of open space that used to be a railway line, runs through several neighborhoods in South and Central Berkeley. It’s the site of a bioremediation project that we’ve blogged about in the past, and next week we’re running a workshop there as part of our Soil in… Read more »

Pulling Arsenic from the Santa Fe Right-of-Way

Pulling Arsenic from the Santa Fe Right-of-Way

Several years ago, San Pablo Park neighbors organized to plant a community orchard in one of the grassy vacant lots that crosses diagonally through their neighborhood. The string of vacant lots is part of the Santa Fe Right-of-Way, an old railroad corridor that ran north-south west of Sacramento Street. Other parts of the Santa Fe… Read more »