Kezar Gardens Ecology Center is a project of the Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council. Located at 780 Frederick Street, at the South East end of Golden Gate Park, Kezar Gardens is home to a native plant nursery, a community garden and a state certified recycling center as well as supporting artists, education and culture that impacts the surrounding area.
This blog is produced by Artist-In-Residence Soumyaa Kapil Behrens. Behrens directed the short film, My Garbage, My Neighborhood (2011) about the recycling center and its poorest patrons. To learn more about the short film: www.mygarbage.org.
She is currently collaborating with the Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council on a feature film that expands on the environmental and family legacy behind Kezar Gardens as well as their battle against wrongful eviction by the SF Rec and Park Department.
KEZAR GARDENS is…
A RECYCLING CENTER
A NATIVE PLANT NURSERY
A COMMUNITY GARDEN
WITH GREEN JOBS
HOSTING EVENTS and CULTURAL EXPERIENCES throughout the year!