Gallery: First Seedbomb Vending Machine Lands in San Francisco!

 

Guerrilla gardeners in San Francisco have some new ammunition with the recent installation of the city’s first seedbomb vending machine! Designed by L.A.’s Common Studio, the re-purposed gum-ball machine is set up in front of Bi-Rite Market in the Mission District, where it vends “bombs” containing seeds and compost encased in clay. All they need is a little bit of water and they will sprout – toss one into an abandoned lot or even a pothole, and voila: green space.

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4 Comments

  1. Seed-Sprouting Flower G... June 14, 2010 at 3:46 pm

    […] typical seed bomb explodes in slow motion — the ball of compost, mud, and seeds dissolves as the plants sprout […]

  2. sickboytodd May 25, 2010 at 2:43 pm

    Seed bomb LA.

  3. carlyjean May 24, 2010 at 8:13 pm

    Please come to LA!!!!

  4. Oceans Edge May 24, 2010 at 4:14 pm

    I *love* this… the simple joy and simplicity and…

    I love the *little* ideas – changing the world one small act, one starfish at a time.

    *JOY*

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