The Fresno-based African American Farmers of California in a 501c3 non-profit organization headquartered in the heart of the Central Valley, Fresno, California. The organization currently uses 22 acres as demonstration farm, farmers training, cultivating traditional African-American crops, & empowering youth to learn about farming.
The Black Earth Farms Collective is an agroecological lighthouse organization composed of skilled Pan-African and Pan-Indigenous farmers, builders and community members. They deliver fresh produce to Black residents in the East Bay since last summer.
Owner Marcus Simpkins, owns the Solano County Black-owned bee farm Bruthas Honey. His honey supplies local restaurants and stores throughout the Bay Area. Bruthas honey items range from honey, soaps and candles. In addition to purchases through their website, they can be found in North Bay farmers markets.
It is truly a special site to see a brother who is a beekeeper and manufactures their own products. Bruthas Honey is truly a special local company.
Public Park & Community Garden; Farming education and tours (In West Oakland Farm Park)
Organization that empowers West Oakland community members to create sustainable urban farms and backyard gardens. [Note: City Slicker Farms is no longer Black-owned, but continues to support communities of color.]
A 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to working with Black farmers and underserved sustainable farmers around the country.
CSA pickup location – 5316 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94609 (In Temescal Comm. Ctr)
Phat Beets Produce aims to create a healthier, more equitable food system in Oakland and beyond through providing affordable access to fresh produce, facilitating youth leadership in health and nutrition education, and connecting small farmers to urban communities via the creation a CSA, community farm stands, markets, and youth entrepreneurship.
Black-owned urban farming company based in Oakland; Agricultural production.