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

 March 12,19, & April 2

Get Growing Workshops. This hands on in-depth workshop series will teach you how to grow and care for your own home garden. It is a three-part workshop, and each class builds on the last.

January 23-27

Registration is open for the five day Soil Food Web Course with renowned soil biologist Elaine Ingham Ph.D.

January 28th

This will be the first tree planting in the brand new Lotus orchard. Details coming soon!

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

Check out our current projects:

Dig holes!

Anybody who likes digging is invited to join in digging holes for the big tree planting we have planned January 28th in the new Lotus orchard.

Dry and bag the bountiful fruit harvest!

Come by to help us dry and bag fruit from this Fall’s bountiful harvest.

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