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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 326: Truck Farms

Italian truck farms on the west side of the city, leased by "I Giardinieri" (the gardeners), fed San Francisco for decades.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - May 11, 2019

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 326: Truck Farms Outside Lands Podcast Episode 326: Truck Farms

(above) Truck Farm, 1920s

Crop on rented farm land in what would become the Merced Manor and Lakeshore Park neighborhoods. Trees of Stern Grove and Pine Lake Park in background.

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