While the rest of the country heads back to school, late-summer harvests make September prime playtime for chefs in the City by the Bay.
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This organic, half-acre nonprofit demonstration garden offers low-cost classes for visitors and residents of any age or expertise level. You can cover the basics in Grow Your Own Food and Urban Composting classes, and then graduate to advanced workshops on topics such as urban beekeeping and cultivating heirloom fruit trees. (gardenfortheenvironment.org)