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Huntington Beach neighborhood declares food fight over veggie garden

May 26, 2011 |  2:39 pm


Doesn't this sound like a great idea: A community garden that brings people together for a common purpose -- to grow their own organic fruits and vegetables.

Well, what if that community garden were right outside your kitchen window, giving you little privacy when you head over to the coffee-maker in your PJs (or even your birthday suit)?

That's exactly what's happening in Huntington Beach. "It has become increasingly hostile," said Kathleen Saindon, whose bedroom window looks over the garden.


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Photo: Kathleen Saindon looks out at the Huntington Beach Community Garden from her backyard on Tuesday. Credit: Scott Smeltzer / Huntington Beach Independent