Saturday, Jun 8 11:00a to 5:00p

Hosted by the Institute of Urban Homesteading

Cost: $5 per site.

Full details

How it works: if you are already on our mailing list, you will receive maps and directions in our June newsletter.

If you are not already on our mailing list, use our contact form to tell us you want to come. We'll send you the locations a week before the event. 
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 once per hour on the hour . Each tour lasts about 45 minutes.
You can pay as you go at each site, or support the tour by paying in advance, allowing you entrance to all the sites.


Pay as you go option
$5 per person, per location. Kids under 12, $3. No one turned away for lack of funds.
This option lets you pay as you go and decide how many sites to visit on the spur of the moment. Visit one, two or all the sites if you can!. CASH only.


See what established home-scale urban farmers are up to and what is possible on a small. medium, large, or extra large urban lot. In 2013 our Farm Tours will be focused on sites in El Sobrante and Richmond. (Which is not Oakland but still cool- IUH is Oakland-based.)

You will see fruit & vegetable gardens, composting systems, rabbits, goats, bees, greywater and more, plus you will get to sample some of what these urban farmers are producing. Each homestead is unique in its interpretation and use of space.