BioFuel Oasis

Urban Farm Day

Urban Farm Day!
Saturday, March 14, 11am – 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:

  • 11am — What You Need to Start a Beehive in Your Backyard with BioFuel Oasis co-owner Jennifer Radtke. Attend this short intro workshop to beekeeping!
  • Noon — The Beautiful LOW WATER Edible Garden with Stefani Bittner, co-author of The Beautiful Edible Garden and owner of Homestead Design Collective. Learn how to save water and grow a beautiful edible garden! Join Stefani Bittner for a discussion on how to incorporate water wise organic gardening practices and low water edible plants to your garden.
  • 1pm — Make Fossil Fuels History — Use Local, Recycled Biodiesel with BioFuel Oasis co-owner Jennifer Radtke. Learn about the benefits of biodiesel and how to switch!
  • 2pm — Backyard Chickens – How to Get Started (with time for questions from experienced chicken owners too!) by Rebecca Daun-Widner
  • 3pm — Rainwater Harvesting from Your Roof by Brent Helm, Cal Water Solutions. Look at the BioFuel Oasis rainwater harvest system to get inspired to do one yourself.
  • 4pm — 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.

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, sauerkraut, cheese, and more!


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

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 14th, learn in one of our hands-on classes.