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Over six years ago, Karen Contreras, dissatisfied by her high paying corporate job, boldly decided to pursue her love for organic gardening and began following her passion instead of her paycheck. In 2008, she founded Urban Plantations, the first company in San Diego to promote and install gardens both for beauty and growing food. Since its inception, Urban Plantations […]

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By Darlene Horn | March 28, 2016 Back in January, we listed the farm-to-table movement as one of the things San Diego does better than anywhere else. And with spring in full swing, we are taking a moment to focus on several restaurant-run gardens in the county. And for many of them, it’s more than […]

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    Trish Popovitch | September 22, 2015 Established in 2008, Urban Plantations was one of the nation’s first edible landscaping companies. Offering year-round organic gardening and landscaping services to corporate, residential and assisted-living clients, this small company of 11 continues to grow while providing jobs and quality organic food to residents in the San Diego area. […]

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