Since 2001, City Slicker Farms has been partnering with the West Oakland community to grow and distribute thousands of pounds of its own fresh produce.
Our website is the place to learn about what we are doing and how to support a just food system in West Oakland.
City Slicker Farms invites you to the first of our 2013 Community Design Meetings! It will be on Thursday, May 23rd from 6 to 8 pm at the West Oakland Senior Center (1724 Adeline Street). Help us finalize the design and learn how you can be a part of the Advisory Committee for the new project. We look forward to seeing you there!
Thanks to all of you and IKEA co-workers, City Slicker Farms WON the $10,000 in IKEA Products, Services And In-Kind Donations From IKEA Emeryville! We are so thrilled and so grateful to you all for voting for us. We can't wait to design with IKEA and then show you the pictures and invite you over when we're done.
If you like to golf, now you can tee-off and support City Slicker Farms! The ERM Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports environmental projects around the world through the provision of grants and/or practical support. Proceeds from this year's tournament will support the environmental education and urban farming projects for City Slicker Farms and the sustainability projects for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano Counties. Register today for a fun-filled day of golfing at the Rancho Solano Golf Course in Fairfield, CA.
SUMMER 2013 - FOOD JUSTICE ALLYSHIP OPPORTUNITY
City Slicker Farms Breaks Ground on
West Oakland Urban Farm and Park
1.4 Acre Innovative Project Will Provide Food and Community Resources
as Vacant Lot Is Transformed into Nourishing Community Space
February 1, 2013 (Oakland, CA) – City Slicker Farms, a non-profit urban farming organization based in West Oakland, yesterday held a ground breaking ceremony to begin development of a new Urban Farm and Park, which was conceived in collaboration with the West Oakland community. What began in 2010 as a seed of hope is now coming to fruition following City Slicker Farms’ purchase of a vacant lot at the turn of 2013.
City Slicker Farms is actively recruting individuals for our Board of Directors. If you are interested in empowering Oakland residents to grow healthy, organic food for themselves and their families, please read below.
In 2013, City Slicker Farms aims to expand Board membership to 15 members that represent the diversity of Oakland, particularly in terms of age, race, ethnicity, gender, and life experience. We’re looking for new Board members who:
Recent blog posts
- City Slicker Farms' Supporters Voted...and We WON the IKEA Makeover!
- West Oakland’s Leaded Landscape: Making Tough Choices
- City Slicker Farms Breaks Ground on West Oakland Urban Farm and Park
- January 31, 2013: City Slicker Farms Groundbreaking Ceremony
- A Letter From a Future Food Leader
- Backyard gardener and mother, Gina Gold, shares her story with us and her family's favorite kale recipe
- Make a gift this season that will keep on growing!
- The 2010 Annual Report is here!
- Check out the City Slicker Farms Newsletter
- Support City Slicker Farms with Ferment Change