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Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Katharine Hansen. Victoria Carmona. Viviann Napp. Alison Ottaway. Diana Duke Black. Paul E Burnham. Karen L. Why do you bicycle? Or exercise? Or eat well? Or care about the environment? Who are the people in your life who matter to you?
What are the projects and experiences that fill you with joy and a sense of accomplishment or contribution to your community? Bicycling for Food, Stories from the Intersection of Cycling, Food and Sustainability is all about the answers to these questions and the way we see, interact with and care for our environment and communities. Someone once said, "Save the earth it is the only planet with chocolate.
What is the reason you ponder your effect on your environment and community and see they support you? On the importance of bicycling at a personal level, famed traveler and guide book writer, Michael Palin said, "One of the most important days of my life was when I learned to ride a bicycle.
William Golding describes both the metaphoric and physical aspects of bicycle riding in this quote: "The journey of life is like a man riding a bicycle. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. We know that if he stops moving and does not get off he will fall off.
Speaking about the iconic status of bicycling in the choices we make, Brock Yates notes, "The bicycle is a former child's toy that has now been elevated to icon status because, presumably, it can move the human form from pillar to post without damage to the environment. Please enjoy these stories and share your story with us! Please give us feedback on the Amazon page for this book, in your social media channels or in a personal email. Thanks for playing.
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A special bicycling field trip with naturalist extraordinaire Josiah Clark covering Golden Gate Park and the northern shoreline. Expect to see bird species, overlooked habitats, trees where they never were, water where there was no water… Explore challenges and opportunities for sustainable urban ecology in SF. This trip through San Francisco's lost sand dunes, ponds, creeks and coastline will focus on the city from downtown north, covering the heart of the city, the waterfront and Yerba Buena cove, Telegraph Hill, Black Point, and Crissy Field in the Presidio It's a social, historical and critical tour through the city's ecological past and present.
Covering everything from literary dissenters to urban riots and protests, this tour examines sites of conflict and unrest, the social movements and upheavals, that have shaped San Francisco since its origins. It's a social, historical and critical tour through the city's contrarian past and present. Tour ends at Dolores Park. This trip through San Francisco's lost sand dunes, ponds, creeks and coastline will focus on the city from the center southward, covering the Mission before heading to Heron's Head Park and then making our way northward along the bayshore.
From the pre-urban history of Indian Slavery to the earliest 8-hour day movement in the U. SF's radical working class organizations are shaped in part by racist complicity in genocide and slavery, but from the s to the s there are dozens of epic battles between owners and workers, culminating in the General Strike and its aftermath. Discover lost freeways, ghosts of train routes, and a vivid account of how San Franciscans moved around this peninsula through time. Hear about the violent strikes that shaped public transit, the graft and corruption that conquered the Outside Lands.
It's a social, historical and critical tour through the city's transportation past and present. Four free bike rides, sponsored by the new San Francisco Department of Memory, conducted by Shaping San Francisco's LisaRuth Elliott and Chris Carlsson, will visit 7 branch libraries to see the pieces of the scale model map of San Francisco and compare them, while riding, to the city around us.
Meet in Rincon Annex lobby Mission and Steuart Starting with a guided tour of Refregier's Rincon Annex murals, this tour will cross the old Italian Produce Market zone through food, sailors, trash, buried ships, and more before climbing the Filbert Steps to end with a tour of the Coit Tower murals. Tour ends at Coit Tower.
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Meet outside SOMARTS, Brannan Street Join a walk through the lost industrial landscape of South of Market, passing the ghosts of old train lines, former and current breweries, and learn about the remarkable landscape that was buried under the urbanized pavement—not quite a beach, but lots of dunes! Tour ends at 7th and Channel. We'll investigate the current and expected changes along these corridors. Bring your cameras!
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Meet at McKesson Plaza, Montgomery and Market Streets Stroll through the center of San Francisco along its main thoroughfare, discovering the social movements and events that shaped the City's history, and explore the ecology still evident under the pavement. The "roar of the four", the 8-hour day movement and the rise of Labor parties, women's suffrage and independence, newspaper wars, urban design, and more!
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Tour ends at UN Plaza, 7th and Market. Uncovering literary heroes from the North Mission all the way to the Corona Heights and the lower Haight: poets, novelists, essayists, horror writers, and more.
Tour ends at Page and Buchanan. Tour ends at pm at Fort Mason. As director and curator of the ambitiously far-reaching Shaping San Francisco history preservation project, Carlsson has amassed a wealth of local archival information regarding such absorbing topics as the subterranean waterways flowing beneath our streets and the Bay Area's long-standing penchant for protest.
Usually the bike ride turns out to be the least strenuous activity of the day, but the great gray muscle that is your brain will definitely get a workout.
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Last weekend I had the fortune to spend four hours in the company of Chris Carlsson, maybe the most knowledgeable man around when it comes to all things San Francisco. He offers six more tours this year, ranging in subject from food history the one I opted for to dissent to ecological history. Best of all, the tours are in no way obnoxious. Carlsson is a real character and a hilarious guy. You can tell he cares about his city as much as he cares about the people who live in it.
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And his tours are punctuated with tasty snacks. I was joined by about fifteen other folks including two friends on an obscenely large tandem bicycle with whom I got lost afterwards in a pretty bad neighborhood…needless to say, heads were turning. Do not forget your high-energy snack and some H2O. With tremendous narrative skill, Chris point out visible urban features and architecture I'd passed by countless times without a notice, to bring the lived experience of the past into perspective. I hope to go on more these and suggest both visitors and long-time residents check them out as well.
There's pretty much no better way of spending a beautiful day and getting a deeper look at the city we live in. Walking Tours Social, historical, and critical tours through San Francisco. Tour ends at 4th and Berry.