Geoff Coffey is the president of Madroño Landscape Design Studio, a modern design/build firm in San Francisco, CA, and he is a principal of Bay Natives Nursery, the purveyors of local Bay Area native plants and other treasures.
As a writer, Coffey has published work in the San Francisco Chronicle, Planet magazine, Bay Nature magazine, and many others. He blogs at SenorCafe.com and Facebooks as Jefferson Davis Hogg, but he never tweets.
Geoff is the elder son of sculptor Mac Coffey and AgeSong director Ann Coffey, the lucky husband of interior designer Lotta Coffey, and the proud father of adorable Marlowe and Cal. In his spare time, he thumps the bass for Rare Device, an original rock band.
Recent and noteworthy:
Bay Natives Nursery Energizes The Ecosystem (hoodline.com)
In-depth profile of Coffey's business as sustainable industry leader and Bayview asset.
Trees in Potrero Hill and Dogpatch (The Potrero View)
Coffey quoted extensively for article in neighborhood newspaper.
August 21, 2015
Nurseries Offer Drought-Tolerant Alternatives (Capital Press)
Coffey serves as primary source for article in agricultural trade magazine.
April 20, 2015
Circle of Life in the Bayview ("All Things Bayview")
Interviewed for a local video segment, Coffey speaks about native plants and the circle of life.
January 13, 2014
Conservation Urged, As Water Officials Declare Drought (KCBS)
Coffey appears in story about drought-tolerant native plants.
May 19, 2009
Anatomy of a Green Wall (senorcafe.com)
Coffey's article on the design and construction of a native modern green wall.
September 25, 2007
Into the Inferno: the Science of Fire (KQED-TV)
Coffey appears on public television as a California native plant expert.
April 1 2007
Elements of Genius (senorcafe.com)
Coffey's profile of emerging San Francisco artist Blair Bradshaw, who confronts irony at the elemental level.
Whispers in the Water (Bay Nature magazine)
Landscape design and restoration at the Presidio's El Polin Springs.
May 17, 2006
Earth Stewards look beyond the street (S.F. Chronicle)
Native plants help keep troubled youth out of jail.
Interview with designer Bruce Mau (Planet magazine)
Visionary thoughts on design in the modern world.
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