The Official Reset San Francisco Blog
July 27, 2012
By: Phil Ting
July 24, 2012
By: Skylar Zhang, Reset San Francisco Intern
Supervisor David Campos is the member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors currently representing the neighborhoods of Mission District, Bernal Heights, Peralta Heights, and part of Portola (District 9) of San Francisco.
Supervisor Campos's office is located at:
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244
San Francisco, CA 94102-4689
With San Francisco’s plant-it-yourself movement in full swing, it’s not difficult to find a community garden near you. San Francisco Garden Resource Organization, or SFGRO, is dedicated to supporting community gardens and the people who maintain them. For an extensive list of community gardens in San Francisco, click here. SFGRO’s homepage also has a map you can use to find gardens in your neighborhood.
Eating locally is a wise decision, considering how far our food usually travels. One group, commonly referred to as Locavores, try to eat food grown within a 100-mile radius of San Francisco for a month. There are a number of “Eat Local” movements throughout the Bay Area.
In April 2011, a legislation passed that allowed “urban agriculture,” which means city-owned plots of less than 1 acre could be turned into gardens and the produce could be harvested and sold.
No need to pull out that hefty yellow pages directory - everything is now located online for your convenience. San Francisco at a Glance is run by America at a Glance, which creates directories for more than 100 cities. San Francisco Business Times has maps, hours, and descriptions accompanying its entries.
Filmmaker360 is a project under the San Francisco Film Society to help emerging and established filmmakers fund their films. The project is a fiscal sponsorship program, offering grants, prizes, and residencies. Examples of grants include the SFFS Documentary Film Fund, a screenwriting grant, and the Golden Gate Awards. Thinking about making that next great film?
San Francisco Film Society, a nonprofit arts organization, hosts several events to engage its audience in film culture. The most famous event is probably the San Francisco International Film Festival, the longest-running film festival in the Americas (founded in 1957 by Irving “Bud” Levin). Held in spring over a period of two weeks, the festival presents around 150 films from 50 countries. For more information, check the official website.
July 13, 2012
By: Isabella Jaye