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Urban Agriculture

Container Gardening
Growing plants in difficult conditions, using various containers

Farmers’ Almanac
Includes calendar for gardening by the moon

Fremont Garden Club
Includes edible gardens – talks, tours & annual plant swap

Gardening Channel
Advice & tips on how to garden, veggies & nutrition

Geoff Lawton / Permaculture videos
9 free videos selected by Geoff Lawton on permaculture

Institute of Urban Homesteading (Oakland) Classes, events, tours

Permaculture Research Institute
Australian – permaculture courses, events & news

SAGE – Sustainable Agriculture Education (Berkeley)
Revitalizes agricultural places near cities in the Bay Area where farming & local food culture can thrive

UC – The California Backyard Orchard
UC Master Gardener portal to resources for home orchards

UC – The California Garden Web
UC Master Gardener portal to gardening research

UC Alameda County Master Gardeners
Contact info for help + resources, plus Master Gardener training

UC Berkeley Urban Bee Lab
Resource & newsletter for everything related to native bees

UC Div. of Ag & Natural Resources –  Urban Agriculture
Info for California urban farmers

UC Integrated Pest Management Program
ID pests, training, research, resources

UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County
Similar to above, but for Santa Clara Co.

UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology  & Sustainable Food Systems
Workshops, classes, tours of biodynamic farm, publications & research


Alameda County Water District
Conservation for gardens & landscapes, including rebates

Attainable Sustainable
Weblog on sustainable living

Clean Water Fund, Washington D.C.
See California campaigns for clean water

Marin Carbon Project
Carbon sequestration through carbon farming
Info on drought tolerent landscaping & lawn replacement

Tri-City Ecology, Fremont
Addressing local environmental issues

Worldwatch Institute for a Sustainable World
Blogs, books & reports on Climate/Energy, Food/Agriculture, Environment/Society

CA Nursery Historical Park

California  Nursery Historical Park
California Nursery Office Museum
Open to Public 1-4 pm
Tours of the Park at 2 pm, Including historic buildings.
Suggested Donation: $3 per person