BioFuel Oasis

Urban Farm Day

Urban Farm Day!
Saturday, March 1, Noon – 5pm, FREE!
BioFuel Oasis, 1441 Ashby Ave., Berkeley

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

  • 1pm — 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 — 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.
  • 3pm — Backyard Chickens – How to Get Started (with time for questions from experienced chicken owners too!) by Rebecca Daun-Widner
  • 4pm — Creative Ways to Conserve and Reuse Water by Christopher Shein, Permaculture teacher and author of The Vegetable Gardner’s Guide to Permaculture. Learn ways to conserve water from greywater and rainwater catchment to composting, mulching, and dry farming vegetables.

All Afternoon — Free Kombucha and Snacks!
We will have tastings of homemade food we’ve made to inspire you to ferment and experiment! We’ll have tastes of kombucha, cheese, and more!

$5 Off Our Classes!
Sign up for any of our Urban Farming classes in the store on Saturday, March 1st, 11am – 7pm and get $5 off the price of the class.


Kids Welcome!
We’ll have an ongoing art & urban farming activity for kids all afternoon.


The BioFuel Oasis hosts Urban Farming Classes focused on chickens, backyard beekeeping, and fermentation. If you can’t make it on March 1st, learn in one of our hands-on classes.