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Stefani Bitter and Alethea Harampolis

Co-owners, Homestead Design Collective and co-authors, Harvest

Stefani Bittner and Alethea Harampolis are the owners of Homestead Design Collective, a San Francisco landscape design firm focused on creating beautiful gardens that provide harvest. Homestead provides design, installation, and full-service organic maintenance, harvesting, bee keeping, floristry and composting services. Homestead recently designed and installed the new Test Gardens for Sunset Magazine. Stefani is the co-author of The Beautiful Edible Garden: Design A Stylish Outdoor Space Using Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs (Ten Speed Press, 2013) and Alethea is the co-author of the best-selling books, The Flower Recipe and The Wreath Recipe Book: Year-Round Wreaths, Swags, and Other Decorations to Make with Seasonal Branches (Artisan 2013 and 2014). Stefani and Alethea’s new book, Harvest: Unexpected Projects Using 47 Extraordinary Garden Plants, was just released by Ten Speed Press in February, 2017. Stefani and Alethea’s work has been featured in San Francisco Chronicle, Sunset Magazine, C Magazine, Los Angeles Times, NY Times, Martha Stewart Living, Better Homes and Gardens, and


Harvest! A Seasonal Guide to Your Most Beautiful and Productive Garden Ever

Every garden—not just vegetable plots—can produce a bountiful harvest! Discover how to make any garden more productive and enjoyable with a variety of projects using unexpected and often common garden plants, some of which may already be growing in your garden. Learn how to use all parts of the plant: petals, leaves, roots, seeds, and fruit. When you use the remarkable, multi-purpose plants in Harvest, there is always something for you to harvest from one growing season to the next.

Saturday, Feb 25 at 4:15 pm / Hood Room / Book signing to follow