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Guerrilla Grafters from Jennifer Glenfield on Vimeo.

Clouse, Carey. “The resurgence of urban foraging under COVID-19.” Landscape Research (2022). Access date: April 30, 2022.

Russo, Chandra. “Cities of Fruit: Arts Intervention and the Radical Imagination.” American Quarterly 73, no. 4 (2021) 793-815. Access date February 15, 2022. doi:10.1353/aq.2021.0049.

Chandra Russo. “The art of care: Urban oppositional practices and the case of the Guerrilla Grafters.” City, 25:1-2. (2021) 7-26. Access date: February 27, 2021.

Karen E. Till and Seoidín O’Sullivan. “Community Orchards in Dublin 8: Planting Feminist Ecologies of Care through Hard/Graft.” Earth Writings: Bogs, Forests, Fields, Gardens (2020). Ed. Karen E. Till. (Maynouth University, Department of Geography, 2020): 50-60 /

Gregory Sholette and Olga Kopenkina, “FUTURE GARDENS: SEOIDÍN O’SULLIVAN’S CHIMERICAL DUBLIN HARD/GRAFT,” in HARD/GRAFT: Conversations ON PLANTING A COMMONS (Dublin: Common Ground, 2020): 5, 8.

Lena Balaud, and Antoine Chapot, “Suivre la forêt. Une entente terrestre de l’action politique.” Terrestes. Access date October 25, 2021.

Tim Meehan, “Project to Graft Branches is Blooming on Campus,” CSUSM NewsCenter. Access date: April 27,2021.

Forbidden Fruit, Colgate Magazine. Access date: April 13, 2022.

Separate Sundays, also on Excerpt from “Creating Edible Urban Worlds: Techniques and Politics of Guerrilla Grafting” presentation, given through Pioneer Works gallery.

99% Invisible, July 30, 2019. “He’s Still Neutral.” Access date: February 05, 2020.

Roger, S.A. “Hack Your City: Guerrilla Grafters’ Manual for Making Ornamental Trees Edible.” Web Urbanist. Access date: February 05, 2020.

Tielmans, Doris. “Guerrilla Grafting: Hacking City Trees to Create Urban Food Forests.” Pop Up City. Access date: February 05, 2020.

“Guerrilla Grafting: Public Trees Spliced to Bear Edible Fruit.” Portside. Access date: February 05, 2020.

Callihan, Kristen. “Urban Guerrilla Grafters Are Putting Free Fruit in City Trees.” OutwardOn. Access date: February 05, 2020.

The Yardener. “Guerrilla Gardeners Secretly Grafting Fruit-Bearing Branches on to Ornamental Trees.” Grow Food, Not Lawns. Access date: February 05, 2020.

Burkitt, Maddie. “Meet the Guerilla Grafters: The Urban Dwellers Who Aim to Turn City Streets into Food Forests!” 1 Million Women. Access date: February 05, 2020.

Ronson, Jacqueline. “Activists Graffiti Edible Fruit on San Francisco’s Trees, Make a Fair Point.” Inverse. Access date: February 05, 2020.

Mitchell, Kristine. “Agricultural Guerrillas Are Secretly Transforming Urban Saplings into Fruit-Bearing Trees.” My Modern Met.  Access date: February 05, 2020.

Guerrilla Grafters. «WILD», SAFI (Maison & Objet). Paris, France. 2016

Resource0, “San Francisco Guerrilla grafters, Basé sur des entretiens avec Margaretha Haughwout.” by Suzanne Husky 2015

KCBS, “Activists Covertly Grafting Fruit Branches Onto Decorative Trees In San Francisco” by Megan Goldsby

Hoodline, “Guerrilla Grafters Quietly Grow Fruit On City Trees Using RFID Tags, Arduinos” by Jennifer Glenfield 2015

Shaping San Francisco. “Tending the Urban Wild.” San Francisco, CA. 2015

Guerrilla Grafters. “From Sterility to Fruit.” TEDx San Jose. San Jose, Ca. 2014

Simon, Terrie. “Guerrilla Gardeners Unplugged.” Urban Dirt March (2013): 4. Texas A&M Extension, Mar. 2013. Web. online:

Finley, Klint. “Resilient Disobedience: Guerrilla Grafting.” Web log post. Technoccult RSS. N.p., 27 Sept. 2012. Web. online:

Pitsenberger, Trey. “Rogue Artists and Organic Graffiti.” Weblog post. The Blogging Nurseryman by Trey Pitsenberger. N.p., 25 Sept. 2012. Web. online:

Doctorow, Cory. “Guerrilla Grafters Covertly Add Fruit-tree Branches to Ornamental trees.” Boing Boing. N.p., 25 Sept. 2012. Web. online:

Boyer, Mark. “Guerrilla Grafters Secretly Graft Fruit-Bearing Branches onto San Francisco Trees” Inhabitat Sustainable Design Innovation Eco Architecture Green Building Guerrilla Grafters Secretly Graft FruitBearing Branches onto San Francisco Trees Comments. N.p., 17 Sept. 2012. Web. online:

Wilson, Jenny. “Fruitful Disobedience: Guerrilla Grafters Grow Undercover Orchards.” SmartPlanet. CBS Interactive, 17 Sept. 2012. Web. online:

Robb, John. “Personal Biochar Kilns, Portable Factories, DiY Septic Tank Cleaning, and Guerrilla Grafting.” Resilient Communities RSS. N.p., 15 Sept. 2012. Web. online:

Ganga, Maria L. La. “In San Francisco, a Secret Project Bears Fruit.” Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times, 11 Sept. 2012. Web. online:

Selke, Lori. “Guerrilla Grafters.” Weblog post. N.p., Aug. 2012. Web. online:

Levy, Tom. “Guerrilla Grafters Go out on a Limb.” SFGate. N.p., 27 Aug. 2012. Web. online:

Brown, Patricia Leigh. “Tasty, and Subversive, Too.” The New York Times. The New York Times Company, 5 May 2013. Web. online:

Shavelson, Lonny. “Guerrilla Grafters Bring Forbidden Fruit Back To City Trees.” Guerrilla Grafters Bring Forbidden Fruit Back To City Trees. N.d. NPR. NPR, 7 Apr. 2012. Web. online:

Larenas, Patricia. “Civil Eats City Fruit Guerrilla Grafting Comments.” Civil Eats. N.p., 23 Mar. 2012. Web. online:

Scoles, Brian. “”Guerrilla Grafters” Seek to Bear Fruit on Streets of San Francisco.”Earth Island Journal | Earth Island Institute. Earth Island Journal | a Publication of Earth Island Institute, 9 Mar. 2012. Web. online:

Thomas, Natalie. “Guerilla Grafters Bring Fruit to the Masses.” SFBay. N.p., Feb.-Mar. 2012. Web. online:

“Guerrilla Grafters.” Out of Place. Radio Netherlands Worldwide. N.d. GuerrillaGrafters – Out of Place. Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 02 Mar. 2012. Web. online:

Pitsenberger, Trey. “Guerrilla Grafters.” Weblog post. The Blogging Nurseryman by Trey Pitsenberger. N.p., 2 Mar. 2012. Web. online:

Froyo, Rene. “Guerrilla Grafters Turn Ornamental Trees into Fruit-Bearing Trees”The Bay Citizen. N.p., 27 Feb. 2012. Web. online:

Morton, Simon. “Radio New Zealand.” Guerrilla Grafters. Radio New Zealand. 4 Feb. 2012. This Way Up. Radio New Zealand, 4 Feb. 2012. Web. online:

Slayton, Joyce. “Guerrilla Grafting, a How-To Guide.” Chow The CHOW Blog. CBS Interactive, 11 Jan. 2012. Web. online:

Wilkey, Robin. “Guerilla Grafters Secretly Splicing San Francisco Trees With Fruit-Bearing Branches.” The Huffington Post., 04 Jan. 2012. Web. online:

Crawford, Amy. “Renegade Arborists Creating Forbidden Fruit in San Francisco .” The San Francisco Examiner. The San Francisco Examiner, 4 Jan. 2012. Web. online:

Price, Andrew. “Guerrilla Grafters: Splicing Fruit-Bearing Branches Onto City Trees.” Co.Exist. Fast Company, 2012. Web. online:

Grover, Sami. “Guerrilla Grafters Create Illegal, Fruit-Bearing Street Trees.” TreeHugger. TreeHugger MNN Holding, 19 Dec. 2011. Web. online:

Scott, Katie. “Guerrilla Grafters Make San Francisco’s Trees More Fruitful.” Wired. Conde Nast, 19 Dec. 2011. Web. online:

Bingham, Daniel. “The Road Goes On.” The Road Goes On. N.p., 23 Dec. 2011. Web. online:

Guerrilla Grafters: Splicing Fruit onto a City’s Trees. Fair Companies. Fair Companies, 13 Nov. 2011. Web. online: