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Mien Farmers Make a Garden Grow in East Oakland

May 24, 2012 | 6:30 am

Mien Farmers Make a Garden Grow in East Oakland

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In the heart of East Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood, the Peralta Hacienda Historical Park is an incongruous reminder of California’s Mexican past: six acres of open space in a sea of single-family homes. What was once a massive ranchero now features a Victorian house surrounded by carefully tended vegetable gardens. Ben Glickstein is director of outreach […]

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