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2008_07_slowfood.jpgA month in and a month out, we're at the halfway point of the Victory Garden, and the Civic Center vegetables, they are officially flourishing. Over 50,000 people are expected to attend the Labor Day fest touted as the largest American food celebration in history, but c'mon people, please note that there are no plans for goats or tie-dye: "Touchy about his image as one of 'these nutty mayors,' as he put it, Mayor Gavin Newsom denies there is any hippie plantation outside his office. 'Not everyone gets it yet. There have been some folks who criticize this as if we are building some farm out in City Hall,' he said." Got that Willie? [AP]