The next Plant Exchange is Sat., March 25th, 2017
Come early for two free garden demonstrations starting at 11 a.m. The exchange opens at noon as always. Early donations start March 13th. See hours and instructions.

The Plant Exchange is a free semi-annual 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!

Exciting Updates

  • 2017 is our 10-Year Anniversary! Celebration details to follow.
  • Monthly Speaker Series launching in 2017. Join us for expert guidance and best practices on a variety of critical issues to successful gardening: pruning, container gardening, pest management, irrigation, and more! Thanks also to Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment who provided a grant for this program.
  • Stay involved between events, join a team!
    • PR and Promotion
    • Fundraising
    • Marketing
    • Donation Pick-Ups
  • We are delighted to report that as of November 2015 The Plant Exchange is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit corporation, and thanks to the generosity of Ability Now Bay Area we now have secure warehouse space and a permanent home!

We are a growing organization. If you value the work we do, and have a few dollars to spare, please make a tax-deductible donation via PayPal today!