About the Farm

GreenFriends Farm began as a challenge to plant a thousand fruit trees on the overgrazed land of a former cattle ranch east of Oakland, California. Now, over half way to meeting that number, with an 8 acre orchard, it has become a center for cutting edge agriculture, a destination for enjoying nature, and a vibrant spot for volunteers of all ages and backgrounds.

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Events

Check out our upcoming events and join our mailing list to keep updated.

2018: A Commitment to Trees 

In 2018, the MA Center and GreenFriends Farm community demonstrated their commitment to selfless service and Mother Nature by planting 350 fruit trees and 800 native companion plants. Read more here.

Tree Planting February 16th, 2019

Carrying our commitment to Mother Nature into the new year, a special tree planting is planned for February 16th, to meet the goal of 1000 fruit trees at the MA Center! Stay tuned for details.

April 8th-12th, 2019

We have the honor of hosting Dr. Elaine Ingham and her Soil Food Web Intensive Course. Details here.

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Volunteer

Come spend a couple hours or even a whole day outdoors in nature. We love help Monday through Saturday anytime the sun is up.

Currently we are processing the abundant harvest by dehydrating and preparing jams!

Prune trees

It’s winter and it’s time to prune about 800+ fruit trees! GreenFriends Farm welcomes anyone who has some experience pruning to help, even if you can only prune one tree. Anyone willing to learn and commit to pruning for a few hours a week is welcome.

And so much more!

 

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