Urban Garden Project - Oakland (Sundays / Wednesdays)

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ORGANIZATION: Farms to Grow, Inc

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Join the Farms To Grow, Inc., Urban Garden Project! Cultivate Change with Us!

Discover the rewarding world of sustainable agriculture and urban gardening by volunteering with Farms To Grow, Inc., at our Urban Garden Project in Oakland.

Opportunities

Starting March 20 -

  • Sundays 8:30-12:30
  • Wednesdays 9:30-1:30

Who We Are

Our mission is to promote the sustainability and legacy of Black farmers while nurturing the next generation of small farmers. Our Urban Garden Project helps us deliver on this mission, improving Black and underserved farmers’ access to urban food markets.

What You Will Do

  • Harvest, weed, prune
  • Come ready to learn and get your hands dirty!

How We Do It

  • Learn from a friendly, warm, and welcoming Master Gardener who will guide you throughout the entire season as she takes her production to the next level.

What You Will Gain

  • Hands-on experience in sustainable agriculture
  • Valuable urban gardening knowledge to apply in your own community
  • Deeper understanding of local food systems
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on the Bay Area food landscape

Join Today!

Let’s Grow something good together. Fill out the volunteer application at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScI7FFsrkKemMZOTXpVeohTCqgHch-FqlKHpjoJqnYubWiTTA/viewform

We look forward to welcoming you to the Farms To Grow, Inc., family!

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About Farms to Grow, Inc

Location:

PO BOX 10504, OAKLAND, CA 94610, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to assist African American farmers and other underserved 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.

Description

FARMS TO GROW, INC is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization dedicated to advocating and providing technical assistance to Black farmers throughout 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.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Environment
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Environment

WHEN

Wed Mar 20, 2024 - Sun Jun 16, 2024
08:30 AM - 01:30 PM

WHERE

5316 Telegraph AveOakland, CA 94609

(37.83915,-122.26183)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Farming
  • Gardening
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Food Service
  • Nutrition

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 hours
  • Wear closed toe shoes, bring your own gardening gloves and sun hat.

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