Come see an exciting new documentary on urban farming, and connect with community members around this “growing” movement, Thursday, 5/1/14 at BFUU’s Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley. Meet, greet, and share locally grown snacks at 6:30. The film “Growing Cities” will screen at 7:00 followed by a series of brief presentations on ways to… Read more »
This coming Thursday evening, Lori Eames will be sharing photos and stories from her new “Backyard Roots” book. The book has beautiful snapshots of urban farms all along the West Coast, with many familiar Bay Area locals featured. Kitty Sharkey, whose urban farm is in East Oakland, will be bringing two of her Nigerian dwarf… Read more »
Our neighbors at the Urban Adamah farm are hosting a great event this weekend, back by popular demand! Eat Pray Lulav, a Sukkot Harvest Festival will be their biggest family event of the year, with live musical performances by Octopretzel and The Bearded Ladies! They will also have plenty of goats, storytelling, cob stove building,… Read more »
Urban Tilth is leading an effort to test Richmond gardens that may have been affected by last weeks’ Chevron fire. They are hoping to gather as much data as possible to build a coordinated community response. If you or someone you know has a garden that is potentially contaminated, Urban Tilth has put together this… Read more »
We’re looking forward to an upcoming evening with urban farmers Willow Rosenthal and Novella Carpenter, who just hatched a new book, The Essential Urban Farmer. In this indispensable guide, the authors share their experience as successful urban farmers and provide practical blueprints and rich visual material for novice and experienced growers looking to bring… Read more »
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