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Truck, Yeah…We are Almost There!

We have made incredible progress toward reaching our goal of purchasing a moving truck that will let us to pick up more plants more often. We made 85% ($10,200) of our goal through crowdfunding but we still need those last few donations! … Continue reading

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Only 3 more days left… Truck, Yeah!

I’m writing to update you on our progress for, “Truck, Yeah!” and invite you to help The Plant Exchange make it over the final hump to our goal. We need an extra push – please help us by making a … Continue reading

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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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