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New This Fall: A Silent Auction

Those of you who regularly attend our exchange events are familiar with our raffle table with a selection of beautiful products and services by local green and sustainable businesses. All proceeds go towards keeping The Plant Exchange free and open to the … Continue reading

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These Rewards are Sure to ‘Perk’ You Up!

Did you know we recently received a matching $12,000 grant to buy a 14-ft. moving truck? This gets us halfway to our goal! We are running an incredible crowdfunding campaign to raise the remaining $12,000 to purchase a moving truck. … Continue reading

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Trucking Beautiful

The Plant Exchange is growing and we are passionate about plants. At a time when the ravages of climate change are rampant, I think a bit of love for our carbon-dioxide eating friends is needed, don’t you? Today, The Plant … Continue reading

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Thank You CityLeaf!

Our mission is to encourage green practices and support Oakland’s designation as one of the greenest cities in the country. Throughout the year we support other non-profits and community groups by re-distributing excess plants and trees to help beautify and … Continue reading

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2017 Speaker Series Ends Saturday

Our final Urban Gardening Speaker Series event for the year is this Sat. from 2-4pm. Get ready for the cool season by learning the Secrets of Fall and Winter Gardening with Tom Branca, past chair of the Landscape Horticulture Dept. … Continue reading

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We’re in the News!

Our Fall Exchange was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle! We are on page L12 of the Sunday, August 27th issue. Click here to see the article.

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The Fall Plant Exchange is Two Months Away!

The Fall Plant Exchange Saturday, October 21 12pm – 4pm 4500 Lincoln Ave, Oakland The Plant Exchange is a community and a celebration that encourages resource sharing, reuse, recycling, and organic living. Our mission is to encourage green practices and … Continue reading

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Special Summer Sale!

We are having a BIG Plant and Cookbook Sale on Saturday, Aug. 12th, from 9:30 – 1:30 pm. Inventory includes a large variety of outdoor plants, yard art, decorative pots and planters, and from a private collector, new gourmet and speciality cookbooks. Check out … Continue reading

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Gardening for Small Spaces

Living in a city means limited gardening space, but that doesn’t mean you can’t garden. Join us on Saturday, August 12th from 2 – 4pm for Container Gardening for All Occasions. You will learn everything from proper soil selection to decorative floral arrangements to … Continue reading

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The Plant Exchange Blooms in July!

Join us for a BIG Plant Sale on Saturday, July 15th, from 9:30am – 1pm with 5 – 6 ft. tall lush indoor plants, decorative pots, and more. See photos and flyer! Visit Cole Hardware in July and help us raise … Continue reading

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