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Event Flyer:
04/06/2013 - 11:00am
People's Grocery Garden at the California Hotel 3501 San Pablo Ave.
3501 San Pablo Avenue (Garden is around the back at 35th and Chestnut)
Oakland , CA
United States
California US

You are invited to the Green the Block Work Party and Plant Sale!

 For April's workparty we'll be planting zucchini and squash in the freshly-cleared lot in the corridor and maintaining/pruning the sidewalk planter beds. The workshop theme is permaculture, presented by Booka Alon and Karla Nagy**, former teachers at the Veterans Administration Hospital's Kitchen GardenSF Program.

**Join Karla Nagy and Booka Alon, of Kitchen GardenSF, as they introduce Permaculture at our upcoming workshop. permaculture is a design system based on natural ecology and pragmatic intergration of available resources. The workshop will dive into Kitchen Garden Design using the 12 basic permaculture principles. We will cover the climate of the Bay Area, essential nutrients for plants to survive and appropriate plant selection.

Who: People's Grocery and Bay Localize

 What: Green the Block Garden Workparty

What: Green the Block Garden Workparty
When: Every 1st Saturday of the Month Saturday, April 6th 11-2pm
Where: 35th and Chestnut, Behind the California Hotel in West Oakland (3501 San Pablo Ave. Oakland)
Why:  First Saturday of every month is the Chestnut Green Corridor Project WorkPARTY. Come work with the People's Grocery 

Urban Ag Crew and Chestnut Street neighbors to maintain 15 sidewalk planter box installations, community art, and 
sidewalk benches on this strip of Chestnut St behind the historic California Hotel.
See a slideshow of the Corridor Project Here.