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Kitchen Exchange Community Event

The Plant Exchange and ITK Culinary have teamed up to host a Kitchen Exchange community event. Bring kitchen items you don’t need, and swap for something you really want! Pots, pans, cutlery, glassware, appliances, bakeware – anything kitchen related that … Continue reading

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Fundraiser Plant Sale and Urban Gardening Workshop on Saturday, June 9!

Need to spruce up your garden or re-decorate your home?  Join us for our Summer Fundraiser Plant Sale this Saturday, June 9th from 9:30am – 1:30pm at 4500 Lincoln Avenue. We have a wonderful variety of plants, trees, and garden supplies at … Continue reading

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Large Multi Family Estate Sale and Urban Gardening Class on Saturday, May 12!

Find the perfect gift at our big Pre-Mother’s Day Estate Sale on Saturday, May 12th from 9:30am – 3:30pm. We have a wonderful variety of showroom quality house and garden items from five different estates at 50-60% off their retail … Continue reading

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Do You Have Extra Lumber?

The Plant Exchange is growing! We are expanding our storage space with the construction of new a Plant Hospital to nurture and rehabilitate unloved plants. The storage shelves will be built out of lumber. Can you help? We can use … Continue reading

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Expanded Plant Exchange Offerings and Schedule

Great news. After 11 years we have learned that there is a better way to serve the gardening public. Here’s how: More plants, more often. We are now expanding our services to include high quality plants at 40% – 60% … Continue reading

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Spring Out – Grow Your Garden!

April is a great time to add edibles to your garden! Join us and Jeannie Pham from StopWaste of Alameda County on Saturday, April 14 from 2 – 4pm to learn about Growing Edible Herbs and the Healthy Soil Connection. … Continue reading

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The Plant Exchange is This Saturday!

Come early: We have two free garden demos starting at 11 a.m. at 4500 Lincoln Ave. in Oakland. The exchange, exhibitors, food truck, Alameda County Master Gardeners booth, and music starts at 12 noon. Visit our “store” and Silent Auction: … Continue reading

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Thank you Island Print Express

We are happy to announce a partnership with Island Print Express in Alameda. With over 20 years experience in the digital printing industry, Island Print is a full service operation offering a variety of services to meet your needs. Whether you … Continue reading

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Early Donation Drop Off Starts Saturday, March 17

Early donations start Saturday, March 17th. Go here for directions, access hours, and instructions. Don’t forget, no fertilizers or chemicals! The Plant Exchange is Saturday, March 31st. Come early for two free demonstrations starting at 11 a.m. on container gardening … Continue reading

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Many Hands Make Light Work

Thanks to an amazing crew of volunteers from Kaiser Permanente and a few of our skilled helpers, we have a new outdoor storage shed. The shed expands our storage space and ability to accept donations, especially indoor plants, year round. We are always … Continue reading

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