I’ll be teaching my class Growing Food in the City tomorrow at City Slicker Farms’ grand opening of their super awesome West Oakland Farm Park.
Growing Food in the City Workshop
Join me to discuss the challenges and rewards of growing your own food in an urban environment.
Meghan is a professional gardener, volunteer Master Gardener with the University of California, and an urban agricultural enthusiast. Her backyard is teaming with life: chickens, honeybees, kids, cat, and a year-around vegetable garden that saves her countless trips to the supermarket. Whether you have a small balcony or a big backyard, Meghan can help you plan your own kitchen garden.
City Slicker Farms' West Oakland Farm Park Grand Opening
Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of City Slicker Farms’ new 1.4-acre West Oakland Farm Park, a new civic green space that combines outdoor recreation and play space with healthy food and nutrition education. Checkout the entire two-day schedule of FREE activities and workshops.
Since 2001, City Slicker Farms has been in the vanguard of the 21st-century urban farming and food justice movement. They offer skills training, community building, direct service, and a commitment to social, economic and racial justice in one of the most impoverished communities in Oakland, CA. Today City Slicker Farms consists of three Community Market Farms (spaces open to the public), over 300 Backyard Gardens, a weekly Farm Stand, a greenhouse, and Urban Farming Education programs.