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Urban Garden Project - Oakland (Sundays)

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Farms to Grow, Inc


The Urban Garden Project provides direct assistance to Yolanda Burrell, a small business owner and master gardener. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Yolanda made the difficult decision to close her brick & mortar store Pollinate Farm & Garden, which she owned and operated in Oakland for nearly eight years.

Yolanda is in the process of expanding her home garden into an urban farm with the goal of bringing her produce directly to market via the Farms to Grow CSA program. You are needed to help out with a variety of gardening tasks, including but not limited to soil preparation, weeding, transplanting starter plants into the ground, sowing seeds, harvesting fruits and vegetables, and collecting honey.

You have the privilege of working alongside Yolanda and learning from her immense knowledge of gardening, beekeeping, and urban farming.

This Urban Garden Project takes place Sundays from 8:30am-12:30pm in Oakland.

We look forward to you joining the FTG Volunteer Team!

In gratitude,


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About Farms to Grow, Inc


PO BOX 10504, OAKLAND, CA 94610, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to assist African American farmers and other socially disadvantaged farmers/ranchers maintain and create sustainable farms and spaces to grow food and motivate the next generation of farmers to grow sustainable and with community in mind.


FARMS TO GROW, INC is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization dedicated to working with Black farmers and socially disadvantaged sustainable farmers around the country. Farms To Grow, Inc. is committed to sustainable farming and innovative agriculture practices which preserve the cultural and biological diversity, the agroecological balance of the local environment.

Farms To Grow, Inc. aims to increase the capacity of underserved farmers to keep their farm operations and establish farming as a viable career for future generations. Underserved farmers may include Native American, Hispanic, other minority groups, women, the physically challenged and limited access organic farmers.



We'll work with your schedule.


5316 Telegraph AveOakland, CA 94609



  • Environmental Education
  • Farming
  • Gardening
  • Botany
  • Horticulture
  • Food Delivery / Distribution


  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours
  • Please wear closed toe shoes, hat, gloves, mask and bring gardening tools.

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