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City Slicker Farms organizes low-income children, youth and adults in West Oakland to grow, distribute and eat more organic produce.
We do this through the following programs:
Community Market Farms Program – established in 2001
Transforms empty lots into productive market farms, providing access to nutritious food in a community with limited access.
Gives people the tools and know-how to grow food in their own yards.
Urban Farming Education Program – established in 2001
Policy Advocacy Initiative – established in 2005
Advocates for food justice in Oakland by raising awareness about and organizing people to support urban agriculture and equal access to healthy food.
Consulting Services - established in 2008
Provides technical assistance through our fee-based consulting program to help other communities replicate our programs.