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Jay Rosenberg
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San Francisco, CA, United States
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My Projects

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49 Farms

49 Farms

San Francisco, US

Hayes Valley Art Works

Hayes Valley Art Works

San Francisco, US


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Hayes Valley Farm - Out Of Service The Regenerative Design Institute Zaytuna Farm, The home of the permaculture Research Institute   49 Farms Hayes Valley Art Works
Benson Anthony Byron Joel Chi Nieves Ezinne Uzo-Okoro Glory Warner Joel Nisly Maija Wigoda-Mikkila Micah Slavkin Paul Richards Tom LeBlanc
David Cody Geoff Lawton Harshal Deshmukh Kerrick Lucker Kevin Bayuk Matthew Downs Micah Slavkin Nadia  Lawton Penny Livingston-Stark Starhawk Starhawk
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About Jay Rosenberg

Jay Rosenberg, a.k.a. Jay Blue Tape, is an urban farmer, a community organizer, a permaculture designer, a volunteer coordinator and a garden educator. He has worked and trained with some of the world’s most inspiring, creative and influencial people, including Starhawk, Geoff Lawton, Penny Livingston-Stark, Jim Loomis, the amazing volunteers at Hayes Valley Farm and the members of the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association.

A co-founder of Hayes Valley Farm and 49 Farms, Jay has been involved with sustainable agriculture projects in rural and urban settings since the beginning of the century. In that time, Jay has traveled the world collaborating on farms and food gardens including City Farm in Chicago, a 14-acre farm and tropical food forest in Maui, and edible gardens in Miami; London; Sydney, Australia; and locations throughout California.

Jay currently serves on the board of the San Francisco Permaculture Guild and is actively building education and research programs focused on gardens, food and community throughout San Francisco.

Jay is now project director for The Fifth Sacred Thing Green Projects.
Organizations & Affiliations

Hayes Valley Farm - Co-founder, Board of Directors
49 Farms - Co-founder, Director
The Fifth Sacred Thing - Director of Green Projects
Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Ex-Oficio Board Member, Co-chair of Greening Committee
Permaculture San Francisco - Board Member, Secretary, Volunteer Coordinator
San Francisco Urban Agriculture Alliance - Platform Committee
Earth Activist Training - Permaculture Instructor, Emerald City
Permaculture Research Institute of Australia - Permaculture Design Course Teacher Training
Urban Permaculture Institute - Training Assistant, Guest Instructor



Urban Permaculture in San Francisco

An excerpt from the upcoming feature-length documentary: Promises of Urban Agriculture, directed by Joseph Redwood-Martinez…

Posted almost 10 years ago (0 comments)

Planting a permanent culture in San Francisco

Permaculture is everywhere at the farm. It’s in the farm’s shape, which uses natural slopes to draw water downward. It’s in the seed library, which houses and shares special seeds that thrive in San Francisco’s climate. It’s even in the ground you walk on

Posted about 10 years ago (0 comments)

Urban Permaculture Design Internship at Hayes Valley Farm - Winter / Spring 2013

Classes are held at Hayes Valley Farm on the first and third Sundays of the month for six months. Along with 60 hours in the classroom, students will participate in 60 hours of hands-on projects and activities that are designed to enhance the learning ex

Posted about 10 years ago (1 comments)
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My Permaculture Qualifications
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Permaculture Design Certificate Teacher Training Course
Type: Teacher Training
Teacher: Geoff Lawton
Location: Permaculture Research Institute, Zaytuna Farm at The Channon, NSW, Australia
Date: Feb 2010
Permaculture Design Certificate Course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Verifying teacher: Penny Livingston-Stark
Other Teachers: Brock Dolman, James Stark, Juliette de Bairacli Levi, Michael Presley, Dennis Martinez, Trathen Heckman
Location: Regenerative Design Institute
Date: Jun 2005
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Wet/Dry Tropical

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