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REPORT FROM THE FIELD

EVENT: 2014 EBHO Affordable Housing & Urban Agriculture Bike Tour


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Stops on the tour included:

Mandela Foods Cooperative

WOW Farm

Ironhorse at Central Station

St. Patrick's Terrace

City Slicker Farms

The Paul & Inez Jones Gardens

California Hotel

 

DBA's Urban Agriculture and Affordable Housing Bicycle Tour map. Try the ride yourself!

The group in the gardens at the California Hotel.

As part of the East Bay Housing Organizations' Affordable Housing Week in May, DBA Associate led a free cycling tour of West Oakland's urban farms, affordable housing featuring creative food-growing solutions, and organizations dedicated to food justice in their community.  

 

Teen volunteers give tours of the operation at WOW Farm.

Artichoke in bloom at Ironhorse at Central Station, affordable family housing in Oakland.

Galvanized agricultural troughs are a simple and inexpensive way to build a community garden.

City Slicker Farms has farms, gardens, and farmstands around Oakland.