Ep. 89: San Francisco Diaries: Mission Comics and Art's Leef Smith on gardening the AIDS Memorial Grove - Muni Diaries
Leef is the owner of Mission Comics and Art on Mission and 18th Street. He’s a San Francisco native who is passionate about making an open, inclusive space that celebrated the creative people in San Francisco. The store features lots of mainstream AND indie comic books and a gallery space.
In today's episode, Leef shares the story of the AIDS Memorial Grove from the perspective of the city gardener's family. Leef's father was one of San Francisco's city gardeners, and helped build the the grove before it became the space we know today.
Go to MuniDiaries.com to see photos of the grove with Leef and his family.
If you are looking to hear stories like Leef's and the tales you have heard on this podcast, we are having two events this fall: a live podcast recording at the Betabrand Podcast Theater on Thursday, Oct. 3, and our Muni Diaries Live fall show at Rickshaw Stop on Saturday, Nov. 2, Go to MuniDiaries.com to buy tickets and see more information.