2016 PAST EVENTS

Catahoula Farm Stand & PUMPKIN SALE!

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Join us at our weekly Catahoula Farm Stand for a special PUMPKIN SALE to benefiting Urban Tilth’s school garden programs!

if you haven’t purchased your Halloween pumpkin yet do it this Sunday morning at the Catahoula farm stand and also support the school garden programs of Urban Tilth!

ALL PUMPKINS $5!

When: Sunday, October 23, 2016 ~ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Catahoula Coffee 12472 San Pablo Ave, Richmond, CA

This week we are proud to offer the following items:
– Jack o Lantern Pumpkins! ($5 each)
– Spicy mixed greens salad mix
– Red butter lettuce
– Copenhagen cabbage
– Broccoli
– Lemon cucumbers
– Pomodoro & 2 varities of heirloom tomatoes
– Mixed medley summer squash
– Greens:
– Collard greens*
– Lacinato kale
– Curly green kale
– Rosemary
– Garden Party Handmade Herbal Soap
– Spiced Apple butter
– Urban Tilth Team Tilth water bottles
– Urban Tilth “Cooking is a Revolutionary Act” aprons
– Urban Tilth aprons

Pick up a delicious cup or pound of Catahoula coffee and support something good in Richmond �
* All proceeds support the community and school gardens of Urban Tilth

 

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Late Fall Planting with Acta Non Verba Farm

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Join us for our October 2016 East Bay Farmer Field School of 2016 at Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project!

When: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 @ 1pm – 4pm

Where: Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project 1001 83rd Avenue, Oakland, CA 94621
Host:  Kana Azhari of ANV
For more information contact Hank Herrera, hank@c-prep.org or go to: http://www.eastbayurbanfarmers.com/

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When: Saturday, October 29 at 11 AM – 1:30 PM

Where: 970 Grace Ave, Oakland, CA 94608

Come join us for a free community celebration of the Black Panther Party’s free breakfast program, as well as the 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party. There will be collective storytelling and an interactive meal on food justice and the legacy of the Free Breakfast Program. The event will take place at our Saturday Farmers Market (970 Grace Ave, Oakland).

Former Panthers Melvin Dickson and Aunti Frances will be hosting a celebration and “stone soup” meal with other food justice activists and community members from the east bay, who will share their experiences and their stories.

Speakers (so far) include:

  • Van, Qilombo Oakland
  • Sita Bhaumik (and others), The People’s Kitchen Collective
  • Doria Robinson, Urban Tilth
  • Jocelyn Golden, Manna from Heaven
  • Aunti Frances, Self-Help Hunger Program
  • Joy Moore, local food activist
  • Kristyn Leach, farmer at Namu Farm

We will break bread together and celebrate with live music, dancing and fresh and organic fruits and veggies from the market.
questions: info@phatbeetsproduce.org

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Garden Parties at 1st Street Community Garden

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When: Saturday, November 5 at 10 AM – 12 PM

Where: 1st Street Garden @ Market St North Richmond, CA

 

1st Street Community Garden Parties are BACK! ♥ More updates soon.

Contact: Tania@urbantilth.org for more information.

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Rainwater Catchment System Install and Workshop

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Please join EBUFFS, UC Extension and Urban Tilth for a workshop and community build project installing a rainwater catchment system at the North Richmond Farm!

We have the pleasure to work with Lenny Librizzi, Director of Green Infrastructure for GrowNYC, GrowNYC a non-profit in the Office of the Mayor of NYC on this project as well as Rob Bennaton, University of California Cooperative Extension Alameda & Contra Costa County Director/ Bay Area Urban Agriculture Advisor.

When: Saturday, November 12th 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: North Richmond Farm 323 Brookside Dr Richmond CA 94801

For more information about this workshop or EBUFFS contact Hank Herrera, hank@c-prep.org or go to: http://www.eastbayurbanfarmers.com/

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Our Power Festival

We Make Richmond Shine!

 

August 6, 2016 * 1-4 PM
Nicholl Park * Richmond, CA

On August 6, 2012, the Richmond Chevron refinery exploded. Four years later…we’re growing our food, powering our own concert, and having fun with our families!

Join us in celebrating all the ways Richmond youth make our city shine with music, food and fun. Come be a part of creating a new Richmond that shines even brighter!

Enjoy family-friendly activities like:
– Music & Dance
– Raffle & Games
– Local Food

Partners: Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN), Building Blocks for Kids Richmond Collaborative, CommunitiesFor A BetterEnvironment, East Bay Center for the Performing Arts, Rich City RIDES, RYSE Center, Urban Tilth, YES Nature to Neighborhoods

Supporters: Center for Biological Diversity Energy Solidarity Cooperative – ESC Filipino/American Coalition for Environmental Solidarity – FACES Fresh Approach Idle No More SF Bay Local Clean Energy Alliance MCE Movement GenerationSolar Richmond KickSmart GRID Alternatives

With pedal-power from Rock the Bike

For more information go to the Facebook event 

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Grand Opening Celebration

Rich City Rides Bike Skate Collective Shop

August 10th, 2016
2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
1500 MacDonald Ave Richmond, CA

Hello everyone, we at the Rich City Rides Bike Skate Collective Shop would like to invite you to join us Wednesday, August 10, 2016 from 2pm-10pm to celebrate our Grand Opening! In commemoration of this day; we will have live music, food catering trucks, dancing, and even jumpers for the kids! The schedule for the day will be:

2pm- Richmond Wellness Trail Design Charrette Review
3pm- Richmond Wellness Trail Ride Preview
5:30pm – Mural Dedication
5-7:30 – Richmond’s Music on the Main Festival hosted by Richmond Main Street Initiative! Featuring Andre Thierry and Zydeco
8pm- Grand Opening Celebration
8:30pm- Grand Opening Ceremony
9pm-Movie Night

Bicycle parking for the event will be available from 2pm-4pm.

 

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2016 Summer Apprentice Program Graduation

Sunday, August 14th, 2016
1:00pm – 4:00pm

AdamsCrest Farm
5000 Patterson Circle
Richmond, CA

Please join Urban Tilth for our 2016 Summer Apprentice Program Graduation!

Celebrate with us:

ENJOY …
– Delicious Food
– Music
– Meet our 32 AMAZING Summer Youth Apprentices

 

For more information contact Doria Robinson doria@urbantilth.org

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Crop rotation, Cover Cropping and Resting Fields or Beds Location

@ Full Harvest Farm

East Bay Farmer Field School ~ August 2016

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
1pm – 4pm
Full Harvest Farm

For more information contact Hank Herrera, hank@c-prep.org or go to: http://www.eastbayurbanfarmers.com/

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Permaculture for the People Community Report Back

Saturday at 12 PM – 4 PM
First Unitarian Church of Oakland
685 14th St, Oakland, California 94612

During this Movement Generation event P4P graduates will update you on their community land projects and share stories from their experience during the course.
* Short MG video screening
* Interactive earth skills workshops
* Permaculture Design
* Rain water catchment systems
* Eco sanitation and waste
* RSVP for lunch by Monday, 4/25!

For more information or to register go to the Facebook event

 

6th Annual Green Festival and Earth Day Celebration!

The 6th Annual North Richmond Green Festival and Earth Day Celebration is coming!

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9am – 2pm

  • Verde Elementary
  • Verde Partnership Garden
  • Wildcat Creek
  • North Richmond Ball Field
In addition to numerous free activities and food, we’ll all chip in to clean Wildcat Creek.
For more information, call Carla Orozco at 510.776.7568