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Old 01-19-06, 06:33 PM
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These folks have gone around parts of LA to map out untapped public resources like fruit trees that you can walk up to and pick avocadoes, bananas, oranges, lemons, etc.

Pretty cool stuff:

http://www.fallenfruit.org/index.html

Edit: I think this could be a fun cycling activity for the weekends.
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Old 01-19-06, 07:40 PM
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Mmm, organic fruit... Yeah, they look like NASA scientists stumbling upon new lifeforms on Mars.
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Bananas.... spiders.... You figure it out
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If these people are true fruitarians, they want you to wait until the fruit actually falls of the tree or vine.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fruitarian
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There was a profram on PubRadio called Hidden Kitchens? I think.
people called in to tell bout really out of the way tiny off best places that prepared the best tasting stuff nation wide, like George forman grills used by homeless under hiway bridges or church socials or fish fries on Friday nite or The Chili Queens of San Antonio. Recently saw a book in Barnes and Noble about the program
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Bananas.... spiders.... You figure it out
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Is that you high fivin' a spider? Down low. Round the back. Yayuh!
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I saw a program on all the edible flowers and herbs growing in Central Park. They discourage actually picking the stuff instead of going to the grocery.
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I can just imagine a field full of new yorkers grazing...

It'd be like locusts. Central park would be bare in a few minutes.
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I once had a plan to grow herbs like parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme, in Central Park so I wouldn't have to buy them, I could just pick them fresh. I wonder if I'd get caught?
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Do it! Central Park is so huge, how could anyone notice? Unless, it's MJ plants, which would really draw a crowd
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This conjures up images of clueless kids smoking your parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme.
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Originally Posted by jyossarian
I saw a program on all the edible flowers and herbs growing in Central Park. They discourage actually picking the stuff instead of going to the grocery.
you'd have to plant them at night so no one jacked them.

and then ride by and pick them so you don't get jumped.

other than that, your plan is simplicity itself.
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Originally Posted by jyossarian
I once had a plan to grow herbs like parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme, in Central Park so I wouldn't have to buy them, I could just pick them fresh. I wonder if I'd get caught?
Sounds like the makings of a Simon & Garfunkel song
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