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Gettin’ Down with Papaya Man

Photography by Erin Feinblatt It’s a busy June-gloom day at the Saturday Santa Barbara Farmers Market. Musicians are strumming and singing. The sweet smell of summer fruit fragrances the air. And Hawaiian native Damien “Papaya Man” Raquinio is tending his cornucopia of homegrown papayas with the help of Soleil (a sweet waif of a spirit

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October 01. 2016 | By Leslie A. Westbrook | 0 comments


People, Places and Things

People, Places and Things

People: Oscar Carmona, Healing Grounds Organic Nursery—Oscar  Carmona offers a Horticulture Therapy Program, in which adults with mental illness participate in growing high-quality organic vegetable and herb seedlings that are sold to local retail stores. Places: View Edible Santa Barbara in a larger map Fairview Gardens—One of the oldest organic farms in California run by

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