Patricia Larenas is a writer, fine gardener and garden coach in the San Francisco Bay Area. She specializes in edible gardens. For the past several years she has volunteered with Common Ground Organic Garden Supply and Education Center to put on its yearly Edible Landscaping Tour. She conducts seed trials as a member of Seed Savers M-GEN project, and enjoys helping others discover, grow and eat heirloom vegetables. Visit her website and blog, urbanartichoke.com.