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Urban Farm Tours 2016 ~ Vallejo & Benicia
Institute of Urban Homesteading
Benicia, CA
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PLEASE CONE TO AVANT GARDEN 1ST & D STREET IN DOWNTOWN BENICIA AT 9AM ON SUNDAY MAY 22 TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKET AT THE DOOR.

Urban Farm Tours offers the public an opportunity to visit private home-scale gardens and see what established urban farmers are up to and what us possible on a lot standard to the area.

Our tour of sites in Vallejo & Benicia offers a foray into the suburban wilderness and features sites ranging from a permaculture food forest to a mini livestock operation. You'll see water wise gardening, edible landscaping, bees, rabbits, chickens, goats, pollinator habitat, greywater and rainwater catchment, intergenerational gardening and even some cows! Ask questions, get advice and sample some of the bounty these farms are producing.

Your ticket includes a tour or our staging area and 4 other sites, plus morning hospitality.   Bring your own bag lunch or purchase one (TBA info coming).

Itineraries will be available for you at will call the morning of the event.  Once you have your itinerary you will drive yourself to the various sites.  For those who wish it, we'll try to arrange carpooling onsite by group the day of.

The box office at our staging area will be open 9am-10:30 and 12 noon-1:30. We Please arrive at the staging area by 9:30 for full day and morning only passes, and between 12 & 1pm for half day afternoon passes.

Full descriptions of the sites can be found here: http://www.iuhoakland.com/uft16vb.pdf

Support the Farm Tour!  
Your ticket purchase supports the valuable work of urban farmers and the educational mission of the Institute of Urban Homesteading, enabling us to continue to offer sliding scale options while paying teachers and farmers a living wage.  Purchase a "Friend of the Farm Tour" or "Patron of the Farm Tour" ticket to donate and we'll give you some sweet perks in gratitude and thanks!
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Location

Institute of Urban Homesteading (View)
Will Call is at the Avant Garden 1st Street at D St in Benicia
Benicia, CA 94510
United States

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Education > Tours

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: No

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