Latest from urban agriculture
July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
SAGE's mission is to develop urban edge agriculture, and engage diverse regional populations with the sustainable agriculture movement. The group develops projects for public agencies, developers, planners, and community groups, and helps inspire informed action through entrepreneurial, collaborative approaches.
June 06, 2011 by Erica Reder
Organic and sustainable aren't terms often associated with Richmond, home to a Chevron refinery and a General Chemical plant. But those were two of the most frequently heard words on Saturday, at the first-ever West Contra Costa County Urban Agriculture Summit in North Richmond. Despite pouring rain, nearly 100 people gathered at Sunnyside Organic Seedlings to exchange ideas about bringing new models of food-growing to the area.
November 19, 2010 by Erica Reder
Last year, City Slicker Farms grew and distributed almost 7,000 pounds of pay-what-you-can produce in West Oakland. That number may double in coming years, thanks to a $4 million grant the nonprofit won last week. City Slicker Farms will use the money purchase and develop a 1.4-acre neighborhood farm and park.