Bay Area Green Tours

BAY AREA GREEN TOURS
invites you to Experience Sustainability in Action!

Guiding you through the nation’s environmental epicenter, we inspire you to see how you can actually make a difference. Experience real life panoramas of innovative green-certified businesses, people and organizations.

Our Tours Topics include:

Sustainable Agriculture - Sustainable Wine & Breweries - Green San Francisco Tour - Green Corridor - Green Buildings - Rethinking Waste - Green Collar Jobs-Renewable Energy - Transportation - Reclaiming Water - Green Products & Services - Shared Solutions - Rooftop & Community Gardens

Check out our website at www.bayareagreentours.org

phone (510)704-0379
Berkeley, CA 94703

Available by appointment only

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This Saturday! San Mateo Coast Farm Tour

posted by marissalamagna on Sep 24th, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Bay Area Green Tours renews its commitment to promoting sustainability by showcasing Bay Area green design, products, projects and businesses with a brand new series of public tours that allows guests to experience the many “fruits” of local sustainable agriculture.

The series kicks off this Saturday September 28, 2013 with a full-day tour of the San Mateo Coast’s eco-friendly farms.

Guests will experience a century-old dairy farm that, following a green makeover now churns out awardwinning goat cheese. They will enjoy a chef-prepared lunch on a working farm with a revived focus on biodiversity, followed by a journey through time at an historic lighthouse:

• The 200 alpine goats that now call Harley's Goat Farm, a restored dairy farm, “home” produce some of California’s best cheese 
• Non-profit Pie Ranch supports the Bay Area’s slow food movement with its wide range of homestead-raised offerings, including the wheat used to prepare its celebrated pies

• Pigeon Point Lighthouse, built in 1871, is the West Coast’s tallest lighthouse, and one of tallest in the country

For more info & tickets: http://bayareagreentours.brownpapertickets.com/

DATE: Saturday, September 28th, 2013 TIME: Full day tour 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

LOCATION: San Mateo Coast COST: $99.00 Includes lunch & tasting session (Children 12 & under ticket: $68)

Visit brownpapertickets.com to register.

PICK-UP/DROP-OFF INFO: Participants can hop on a luxury biodiesel coach for this unique journey along beautiful Highway 1 at one of three convenient bus stops: Berkeley, San Francisco and Half Moon Bay.

 

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U Pick it - A Delicious Farm Tour of Brentwood

posted by marissalamagna on May 17th, 2011 at 4:55 pm

Enjoy a beautiful day out in the orchards, meet the farmers, pick your own favorite fruit - fresh from the trees!

This tour is presented by Bay Area Green Tour in cooperation with The Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust and The City of Brentwood.

Sunday, June 12th, 2011!

Sunday, June 12th, 2011!

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Get your tickets here !

Enjoy a beautiful day in the green with family or friends.
We will visit Bloomfield Cherries and Bacchini Fruit Tree and pick a variety of delicious fruit right from the farms:

~ Cherries
~ Pluots
~ Blackberries
~ Apricots

Meet the farmers and engage in dialogue. Learn about agriculture, the local food scene and the work of great organizations such as the Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust, Slow Food, Slow Money and much more.

The orchards allow "ladderfree" picking with extra low limbs for your safety and and to let everyone, including kids, reach their own fruit.

You can bring your own buckets/baskets or get them on site.

Cherrie Picking in Brentwood

 

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Marin County Farm-to-Fork Tour on May 7th, 2011!

posted by marissalamagna on Apr 5th, 2011 at 4:23 pm

Bay Area Green Tours is very proud to announce our 2nd tour in collaboration with the Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT).

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Get Tickets!

 

Spend a day on beautiful organic farms - surrounded by the lush green hills of Marin county!

~ Meet the farmers & learn about sustainable agriculture and farming
~ Take a tour of the beautiful Red Hill Ranch and County Line Harvest
~ Learn how grass-fed beef and lamb is raised at Stemple Creek Ranch
~ Explore how tomatoes, sweet pepers, eggplants, and more are grown organically at Quetzal Farm
~ Discover local organic treasures and purchase products directly from the farmers
~ Engage in a dialoge about the important work of The Marin Agricultural Land Trust
~ Enjoy stunning views of Marin county with its beautiful spring time wildflowers
~ An exciting and educational day out in the green!

 

 

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Raw Marin - A Tour of Flavors and Health Services

posted by marissalamagna on Mar 7th, 2011 at 3:31 pm

Join us on a Real Raw Food Discovery in Marin!

Whether you are a real "raw foodie" or just curious about what raw food can do for you - this is a great way to learn about raw food, raw food preparation, and the benefits of fasting.

This tour is presented by Bay Area Green Tour in cooperation with South Bay Raw and The East Bay Raw Food Meetup Group.

 

Tickets : $50.00

10:00am - 7:00 pm

Tour starts at the David Brower Center, Berkeley.

Highlights of this great Day Tour include:

~ Cafe Gratitude, San Rafael - Organic Vegan Restaurant

~ TrueNorth Health Center, Santa Rosa - Health Services & Fasting Clinic

~ Lydia's Kitchen, Fairfax - Organic Cooked & Raw Foods

~ Learn about the benefits of raw food and the art of raw food preparation on our bus

 

To find out more and to get tickets click  here!

 

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Oxfam America & Bay Area Green Tours' Celebration of International Women’s Day!

posted by marissalamagna on Mar 2nd, 2011 at 11:33 am

Join Oxfam America & Bay Area Green Tours' Celebration of International Women’s Day!

 

March 8th, 2011 marks the 100th Anniversary of International Women’s Day. Around the world, organizations and individuals will be celebrating this exciting historic landmark. From coast to coast, Oxfam America supporters will organize 100 events in 100 days, and you're invited! Join the Bay Area Oxfam Action Corps at a very special event called “Ending Hunger Starts with Women.”

WHAT: Reception, Presentation and Panel Discussion...all FREE!
WHEN: Tuesday, March 8th, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
WHERE: The David Brower Center, Goldman Theater and Gallery, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA
RSVP or VOLUNTEER: oxfam.sf@gmail.com
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