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An Urban Farming Excursion into Inland SoCal

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An Urban Farming Excursion into Inland SoCal

Time: May 20, 2017 from 9am to 4pm
Location: Sarvodaya Farms
Street: 1196 South San Antonio Avenue
City/Town: Pomona, CA 91766
Website or Map: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/…
Event Type: field, trip
Organized By: Seedstock
Latest Activity: Apr 5

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Slated for Saturday, May 20, the 'Future of Food – Urban Farming Field Trip' will visit a series of innovative urban farming ventures that have emerged to grow the local food marketplace, increase food access, educate local communities, advocate for food equity, and improve health and nutrition across Southern California. The field trip hosted by Seedstock, a social venture that seeks to foster the development of sustainable local food systems, will also include lectures from experts in urban farming and community gardening.

Spots on the field trip are limited, and it will sell out. So grab your tickets before it's too late!

******Profit generated from the trip will be donated to the participating organizations below******

Scheduled Field Trips Stops include:

  • Sarvodaya Farms is the educational, community-based urban farming initiative of The Growing Club, based in the Pomona Valley of California. Through this initiative, The Growing Club seeks to demonstrate how urban farms can be centers of social, economic, and ecological regeneration and healing in (sub)urban centers. The farm’s goal is to educate the community about regenerative urban farming through its farmer training program, community events, and workshops.

  • Huerta del Valle operates a 62 family community garden and 2.5 acre urban farm in Ontario. Its mission is to create healthy food access for low-income community members, create community empowerment through food, create job opportunities and educate community members about sustainable agriculture. Huerta’s overarching goal is to provide all 160,000 people in the city of Ontario with accessible organic food.

  • Amy’s Farm is a real, working polycultural farm focusing on sustainable, organic methods to farming. The farm provides fresh produce to the local community and offers education with hands-on, guided tours to visitors of all ages through its educational 501c3 non-profit organization. Amy’s Farm was founded in an effort to provide residents of San Bernardino, Orange, Riverside and Los Angeles Counties and surrounding areas the opportunity to visit and experience a true operating urban farm. 

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