One Year Later: Our Work with San Diego’s Syrian Refugee Community

Read it on Medium Read this post on Medium to get the full experience! “The stranger that lives with you shall be to you like the native, and you shall love him [or her] as yourself; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” (Leviticus 19:34) September 2016 | […]


Refugee Artists-in-Residence

In July 2016, Israeli artist Raffael Lomas converted an unused barn at Leichtag Commons into a gorgeous “maker’s space,” and sought to use it as a safe space to help San Diego’s refugee community use art and creativity to find connection, place, and meaning. Read the story on Medium.



Smithsonian Magazine features Coastal Roots Farm’s Edible Forest

Move Over, Community Gardens: Edible Forests Are Sprouting Up Across America “Food forests are designed to plant more edibles in public spaces to help localize food, address food deserts and food access issues, and connect people to the sources of their food,” say Farmer D in this Smithsonian Magazine article […]