Institute of Urban Homesteading (presenter) Berkeley Oakland, CA
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Urban Farm Tours is a self-guided tour where you are invited to visit home-scale urban farms throughout the day. Tours start on the hour at each location and last about 40 minutes, allowing time for you to get to the next location.
You will see backyard fruit orchards, vegetable gardens, composting systems, rabbits, goats, bees, ducks, water-wise irrigation and more in spaces that range for 600 to 10,000 square feet. Asky questions, get advice and sample some of the bounty these farms are producing. This years tour features eight amazing sites stretching from Berkeley to East Oakland.
Full descriptions of the sites can be found here: http://www.iuhoakland.com/uft2014sites.html
How It Works: Once you've purchased your ticket, you are on the list! We'll send you the locations, directions and other details the week before the event (on Tuesday, June 3rd and later to be precise). The addresses are not published anywhere on the web--so look for that important email!
Once you have the locations, plan your itinerary and bike, drive or walk yourself there. Visit as many of the sites as you have time or interest for. Guided tours with tasting and Q & A are lead by the farmers every hour on the hour . Each tour lasts about 40 minutes. with time to get to the next location.
Full Price, Full Price Plus and Full Price Double Plus Support the Farm Tour! Your advance purchase ticket 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. In gratitude for your ticket purchase, we'll enter you in a drawing to win fun farm-oriented door prizes. Your full price ticket enters you once, Full price Plus enters you 5x and Full Price Double Plus, 10x . A list of the prizes can be found on our website.
No One Turned Away, Pay As You Go Options Please visit our website to learn about less expensive options for attending the tour.
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Various TBA in Your Inbox June 3
Berkeley Oakland, CA 94608