BioFuel Oasis

Urban Farm Day

Saturday, March 5, 11am – 5pm, FREE!
BioFuel Oasis, 1441 Ashby Ave., Berkeley
Rain or Shine!

Get inspiration to start (or expand!) your backyard urban farm by attending one of our free demos or workshops:

  • 11am — Edible Flowers with Mike Irvine, Homestead Design Collective. Join us for everything you need to know about growing, maintaining, and using edible flowers in the kitchen – from cheerful calendula and cucumber flavored borage to chive blossoms and spicy arugula flowers, there’s more to the world of flowers than you think!
  • 11:45am — Rainwater Harvesting with Mary Jennings, Rootstock Landscapes
  • 12:30pm — How to Raise Baby Chicks with BioFuel Oasis staff. Whether you are new to chickens or want to add to your flock, learn the basics of raising baby chicks in a brooder.
  • 1:15pm — What You Need to Start a Beehive in Your Backyard with BioFuel Oasis co-owner Jennifer Radtke. Attend this short intro workshop to beekeeping!
  • 2pm — Apitherapy Learn how bee venom can help inflammatory and auto-immune conditions and how you can self-treat by stinging yourself. by Dr. Jennifer Lanett, Chiropractor​
  • 2:45pm — How to Ferment Veggies/Make Kraut by Phat Beetz Youth Pickle Co.
  • 3:30pm — How to Start Making Your Own Kombucha Demo with Nishanga Bliss. Bring a jar and lid if you want to go home with a free scoby to get started. Whether you are new or experienced to fermentation, come and learn the tips and tricks to make kombucha easily.


  • Biodiesel will be 10 cents off at our Berkeley and San Anselmo stations.
  • Everything will be 10% OFF in our store!

Kids Welcome!

The BioFuel Oasis hosts Urban Farming Classes focused on chickens, backyard beekeeping, and fermentation. If you can’t make it on March 5th, learn in one of our hands-on classes.

  Herb Blossoms