Save the Date

The next exchange is Sat., March 31, 2018 from 12 – 4pm!

The Plant Exchange is a free community event in Oakland, CA which encourages reuse, recycling, organic living, resource sharing, and information exchange. Neighbors, gardeners, landscapers, urban farmers, and outdoor fans come from all over the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more about the event and volunteering.

Exciting Updates

  • Keep on Trucking! Thanks to a grant from StopWaste of Alameda County and your support, we were able to purchase a 10-foot moving truck. This allows us to easily pick up donations year round.
  • Sustainable Urban Gardening Series returns in 2018! Our speaker series starts again on Saturday, Feb. 10, with Gardening 101: Everything You Need to Know as a Beginner Gardener with Jeff Bridge of Ploughshares Nursery. The speaker series is made possible with a grant from the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment.
  • Stay involved between events, volunteer!
    • Pick up plant donations
    • Unload and organize donations
    • Volunteer at our warehouse
    • Photograph donations
    • Write press releases
    • Staff fundraising plant sales
    • Help at our speaker series: free entry!