San Jose

Improving Food Access in San Jose

3:00 p.m. | Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Photo by Flickr user Robert Couse-Baker

For the past five years, Valley Verde has been assisting Silicon Valley’s low-income residents in growing organic produce in their own yards as a means to encourage healthy eating and combat food insecurity. In 2017, the organization successfully opened its own community greenhouse near downtown San Jose that serves as both an urban farm and an educational space for local residents. With a massive new investment in downtown development on the horizon, come tour the facility and talk about the role of grassroots organizations and greenspaces in San Jose. Generously sponsored by Kaiser Permanente.

+ Raul Lozano / Valley Verde

Location

Details to be sent out in advance of this tour.
Phone: 408.638.0083

Admission

Free to the public.
Limit 25.

Refund Policy

Individual ticket purchases. If you request a refund between 2 and 10 business days prior to the event, SPUR can issue a 25 percent refund. Requests for refunds received less than 2 days prior to an event cannot be accommodated.

Sponsorship payments will not be refunded, as sponsorship benefits take effect immediately and are on-going through the date of the event.

 

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