Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Lazy locavores?

Peter DaSilva for The New York Times
Trevor Paque at work in San Francisco in a garden his company planted in a client’s backyard.

A Locally Grown Diet With Fuss but No Muss

Published: July 22, 2008 in The New York Times

Eating locally raised food is a growing trend. But who has time to get to the farmer’s market, let alone plant a garden?

That is where Trevor Paque comes in. For a fee, Mr. Paque, who lives in San Francisco, will build an organic garden in your backyard, weed it weekly and even harvest the bounty, gently placing a box of vegetables on the back porch when he leaves.

Call them the lazy locavores — city dwellers who insist on eating food grown close to home but have no inclination to get their hands dirty. Mr. Paque is typical of a new breed of business owner serving their needs.

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1 comment:

maria said...

Good idea for a small biz if there are enough "rich" people around your area.