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Thursday, October 8 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
City Slicker Farms
Limited Capacity seats available
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Session Title: The West Oakland Urban Farm and Park— Re-Imagining Green Space in the Inner-City

At NewCo Oakland, City Slicker Farms will present the background history and features of our soon-to-be-opened West Oakland Urban Farm and Park. Fifteen lucky attendees will get to hear about this one-of-a-kind project that re-imagines green space in the inner-city for food production and has the potential to establish a new model for urban green growth.

Presenters
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Ariel Dekovic

Interim Executive Director, City Slicker Farms

Host Companies
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City Slicker Farms

City Slicker Farms organizes low-income communities to achieve equal access to fresh, healthy, organic food. Our programs are an immediate solution to West Oakland’s lack of real choice for fresh, affordable, healthy food. Our programs also have a long-term sustainable impact, changing underutilized urban landscapes into ones that provide healthy, affordable food and improve the environment for generations to come.

Ambassadors
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Timothy Nordvedt

Producer, NewCo
What’s a founding team without an MBA? Host Company Producer Tim Nordvedt is our resident business expert, having just completed his MBA from Sonoma State University. Even more impressive, Tim finished while working at NewCo full time – which is far more than full time, as anyone here will tell you. Tim oversees the care and feeding of all our host companies, from identifying them, to recruiting them, to helping them produce awesome NewCo... Read More →