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Thursday October 17th 2019
Welcome To Urban Garden Welcome to UrbanGarden. Our aim is to promote the growing local movements in Prague and the Czech Republic. We wish to help consolidate information and offer a place where people can share their own info on local foods, recipes, gardening, farming, and local business activities.

About

URBAN GARDEN MISSION STATEMENT

Urban Garden is a site for people who share an interest in supporting and learning more about our local farms and small businesses, community action and service ventures, environmental concerns, promotion of healthy ideals and lifestyles, current cultural activities, and of course…urban gardening.

We want to work together with others who focus on the positive aspects of living in Prague and the Czech Republic, as well as continuously strive to make it a better place to live in the future.

All contributions of articles, recipes, links, opinions and constructive ideas concerning the topics above are most welcome. Thank you for your interest and we hope to hear from you soon!

FOUNDERS

Dean Selby

Dean Selby

Dean Selby is a native of Washington state. He has worked as a chef and restaurant consultant in Europe and the Middle East since the mid 90′s, his Prague projects included Radost, The Globe, and Picante. You can still enjoy his vegetarian Sloppy Joe at Radost FX cafe, where he has been crafting and contributing to the menu since 1994. He is an avid gardener and he and his wife Lori Wyant have a small plot in a garden colony near Prague. They are both members of the Czech Gardeners’ Association.

Lori was born and raised in Kentucky. She is credited with bringing the burrito to Czechoslovakia in 1991.

Reader Feedback

11 Responses to “About”

  1. Dale says:

    Love the site you guys! Here’s a very interesting link. Have heard about this place and now want to go. It’s near our chalupa, north of Tabor, in Votice. Do all organic meats, veg, etc. and also have training, etc. I think maybe a petting zoo.

    Check it out and let’s go see it!

    http://www.bohemiae-rosa.com/

  2. minna says:

    Site looks fantastic, great work! Can’t wait to sample the food.

  3. Daniel Noll says:

    Great idea. In addition to the farmers’ markets, I think this site is a great step forward in Prague’s image of itself.

    We can also confirm that Bohemiae-Rosa is the real deal when it comes to bio/organic. Audrey and I were there several weeks ago and got a tour of the place. Ingmar is a thoughtful, knowledgeable guy and he offers a broad range of meats and some produce. I think he may even do deliveries in Prague from time to time.

    Good luck!

  4. Dean says:

    Thanks for the heads up, Daniel, about Bohemia-Rosa, the place looks amazing and we hope to get out there sometime soon.

  5. Beth says:

    Great job you guys! Can’t wait to try the menu–Lori, Ivana’s Bean Kitchen rocked! Just one thing missing on this site–your lovely face!

  6. Michael says:

    Hey Guys,

    Looks great. Definitely a place to check out what is going on around town. Love it!

  7. scott elder says:

    hilarity ensues. Potato.

  8. Karen Ercolino says:

    Is your website still active? I don’t see anything current – hope you will update soon with Farmer’s Markets for 2011!

    • Dean says:

      Hi, we’re working on the 2011 market schedule, should be up next week. We haven’t noticed many changes from the 2010 so far, but are double checking.

  9. Dean says:

    Hey, Karen, we’re still around and the season is just getting going for us. Thanks for the interest!

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