A foray into the suburban wilderness out Far East Bay tour features sites ranging from a modest suburban retrofit to a sprawling Permaculture paradise. All sites feature water wise gardening. and food production. You will see edible landscaping, bees and chickens, pollinator habitat, greywater and rainwater catchment, intergenerational gardening and much more. Your ticket includes a tour or our staging area , 3 farm sites, a 4th special interest site, plus morning and noontime hospitality provided by the students of Mt Diablo High School Hospitality.
Support the Farm Tour!
Your ticket purchase supports the valuable work of urban farmers and the educational mission of the Institute of Urban Homesteading, enabling us to continue to offer sliding scale options while paying teachers and farmers a living wage. Purchase a "Friend of the Farm Tour" or "Patron of the Farm Tour" ticket to donate and we'll give you some sweet perks in gratitude and thanks! Farm tour & Lecture to Benefit the Institute of Urban Homesteading! The Urban Homestead classroom is a gathering place to research, ferment and learn together. They feature small class sizes and experiential learning. Offer affordable classes in the art of living in an urban environment. Preserve a slower, more intentional, more sustainable and more pleasurable way of life. Rescue the lost arts of the garden, the kitchen and things done by hand. Imbue everyday tasks with wonder and beauty. Promote self-determination and the ability of each person to educate themselves.