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Farming in Torrance and the South Bay

Judith B. Gerber

Farming in Torrance and the South Bay

by Judith B. Gerber

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- California -- Torrance Region -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Farms -- California -- Torrance Region -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Agriculture -- California -- Palos Verdes Peninsula -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Farms -- California -- Palos Verdes Peninsula -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Torrance (Calif.) -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula (Calif.) -- History -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 127).

    StatementJudith Gerber.
    GenrePictorial works.
    SeriesImages of America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS451.C2 G47 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22689524M
    ISBN 10073855930X
    ISBN 109780738559308
    LC Control Number2008921573

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Farming in Torrance and the South Bay by Judith B. Gerber Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jared Sydney Torrance originally founded Torrance in as an industrial city. But the land and its surrounding South Bay region thrived through agricultural activities, beginning in on the Rancho San Pedro.

Farming activities continued after Ben Weston became the first one to buy land from the Dominguez family's rancho in Farming remained an important part of city commerce in the. Judith Gerber's "Farming in Torrance and the South Bay" is available on and from Arcadia Publishing as well as from many local bookstores.

About the Author Author Judith Gerber, a Torrance native, writes about California farms and is dedicated to preserving the rich history of 5/5(3). Jared Sydney Torrance originally founded Torrance in as an industrial city.

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Torrance author Judith Gerber beautifully captures this history in her new book "Farming in Torrance and the South Bay," part of the wildly popular "Images of America" series run by Arcadia Publishing.

Mining collections of historical photographs at local libraries and museums as well as from the personal stashes of many family members, Gerber Seller Rating: % positive. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as Farming in Torrance and the South Bay book consider how to handle coronavirus.

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'Farming in Torrance and the South Bay': A look back at L.A.'s farm belt Novem | pm You would hardly know it today, when South Bay towns like Torrance and Gardena seem composed of little but suburbs and strip malls, but it wasn't so long ago that this broad, flat plain included some of the choicest agricultural land in California.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Farming in Torrance and the South Bay (Images of America: California) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. Gerber documented local agricultural history in “Farming in Torrance and the South Bay,” a picture-heavy book issued by Arcadia Press, then decided she wanted to go deeper into the subject and see how this affected all of Los Angeles.

Judi Gerber is the author of Farming in Torrance in the South Bay and the blog LA Farm Girl. The area was once an agricultural center. Lomita grew celery, Gardena berries and Palos Verdes had an abundance of garbanzo beans.

Tom Ishibashi and his family are still farming in the South Bay. This is the 60th year that a member of the Author: Evan Kleiman. Titled “Farming in Torrance and the South Bay,” the book is about just that. But will this be followed by “South Bay Dog Parks” or “Memorable Redondo Beach Cookouts”.

But let’s get serious for a moment. Or at least as serious as we can get about a farming community that no longer exists. Just moments from California's famed Pacific Coast Highway and its shimmering beaches, Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach provides a welcoming retreat for both business and leisure guests.

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Time is flying with my book deadline looming and running around to get photos and stories from local farmers. I think that once I get all caught up, I will post individual stories here, they are so fascinating and it's incredible to hear what a tight-knit farming community the South Bay was.

Farming in Torrance and the South Bay Author Judith Gerber at THS Sunday, September 14th, 2pm. Come celebrate the beginning of Fall with us, and meet the farmers of Torrance and the South Bay. Judith Gerber, Torrance native and author of Farming in Torrance and the South Bay, will introduce you, vicariously through her new book, to the men and.

Judith Gerber, a second-generation Angeleno, is a farm and garden authority who has written about sustainable and urban farming, local foods, and organic gardening for more than twenty years.

She is also the author of "Farming in Torrance and the South Bay" ().Author: Judith Gerber. She was born in the South Bay, grew up in Torrance, and remembers visiting a local dairy as a child.

As an adult, she became involved with the Torrance Farmer’s Market, and saw a need to let people know about the remaining local farming community and how to preserve it. Nov 6, - Explore visittorrance's board "Torrance Trivia", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Torrance california, Torrance beach and Trivia pins.One of the Dominguez daughters, Susana, married a man named Dr. Gregorio Del Amo (a name familiar to anyone in the South Bay because of the giant Del Amo Fashion Center mall in Torrance). Another Dominguez daughter, Dolores, took a husband named Watson (known today for the Watson Land Company and Industrial Centers).

Torrance author Judith Gerber beautifully captures this history in her new book "Farming in Torrance and the South Bay," part of the wildly popular "Images of .