What Others are Saying About Us

22 March 2017 – Castro Valley Forum, Thousands Expected for Free Plant Exchange

20 March 2017 – Garden Collage, Events We Love: The Plant Exchange

11 October 2016 – Oakland North, Plant Exchange makes recycling plants a reality

1 October 2015 – Sunset.com Westphoria blog, Free plants for all

30 October 2014 – Oakland North, Community plant exchange gives new life to old plants on OaklandNorth.net along with the following video:

3/23/2014 – The San Francisco Chronicle, Golden Gate Gardening on SFGate.com

3/22/2014 – Odette Pollar talks about The Plant Exchange on KTVU-TV‘s, Bay Area People:

3/15/2014 – Inside Bay Area, “Volunteers needed for Neighborhood Plant Exchange” http://www.insidebayarea.com/news/ci_25265357/volunteers-needed-neighborhood-plant-exchange?IADID=Search-www.insidebayarea.com-www.insidebayarea.com

3/11/2014 – For immediate release: The Plant Exchange is moving! New home – the front lawn of the First Presbyterian Church – 27TH and Broadway in Oakland.  Press release.

 3/28/2013 – On March 28, 2013, the Piedmont Patch posted a write-up about us and included a link to a column one of their contributors wrote last year, Annual Lakeshore Plant Exchange is Saturday: What a great way to spend some of your afternoon — finding intriguing specimens, learning about unfamiliar plants and meeting new neighbors… the notion of a neighborhood plant exchange is just so deliciously sustainable I get green goosebumps all over. And the good feeling lasts forever. — Anne Weinberger, Piedmont Patch

3/29/2013Lakeshore Neighborhood Plant Exchange Returns Saturday, Volunteers Still Welcome.

10/9/2011 – Free Oakland plant exchange a blooming sensation

October 2010 – Dig It!, An interview with Odette Pollar.

5/20/2009 – Odette Pollar is interviewed in: Economy spawns a new type of swap meet