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Winter Solstice Celebration

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Urban Tilth - North Richmond Farm

323 Brookside Drive

Richmond, CA 94801

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Join us for a celebration of light on the longest night of the year!

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Help Urban Tilth close another phenomenal year of growth with music, karaoke, bikes, dancing, great food, fire and libations.

Pot luck items, songs and offerings, children, instruments and other forms of merriment welcome!

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Urban Tilth - North Richmond Farm

323 Brookside Drive

Richmond, CA 94801

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Urban Tilth cultivates agriculture in west Contra Costa County to help our community build a more sustainable, healthy, and just food system. We hire and train residents to work with schools, community-based organizations, government agencies, businesses, and individuals to develop the capacity to produce 5% of our own food supply.

Founded in 2005 to help build a more sustainable, healthy, and just local food system, Urban Tilth has emerged as a local leader, a catalyst drawing together a variety of individual, discrete initiatives into a web of integrated, food- and community-focused efforts. In sum, we farm, feed, forage, teach, train, build community, employ, and give back. We help our community grow our own food; train and employ our own young people as “home grown experts”; teach our local residents about the relationships among food, health, poverty, and justice; foster public foraging programs; and forge partnerships with local small farmers to increase demand for their produce.

We use our 7 school and community gardens and small urban farms to teach and employ community members to grow, distribute, cook, and consume thousands of pounds of local produce each year, to create a more equitable and just food system within a healthier and more self-sufficient community.

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