The Institute of Urban Homesteading
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Our tour of sites in Vallejo & Benicia offers a foray into the
suburban wilderness and features sites ranging from a permaculture food forest to a mini livestock operation. You’ll see water wise gardening, edible landscaping, bees, rabbits, chickens, goats, pollinator habitat, greywater and rainwater catchment, intergenerational gardening and even some cows! Ask questions, get advice and sample some of the bounty these farms are producing. Your ticket includes a tour or our staging area and 4 other sites, plus morning hospitality.
HOW IT WORKS
Purchase a ticket online for a full day or a half day. Full day pass includes our staging area and 4 sites. Half day includes staging area and 2 sites. Show up at our staging area in downtown Benicia to pick up your itinerary. Once you have your itinerary you will drive yourself to the various sites. For those who wish it, we’ll try to arrange carpooling onsite by group the day of.
The box office at our staging area will be open 9am-10:30 and 12 noon-1:30. We Please arrive at the staging area by 9:30 for full day and morning only passes, and between 12 & 1pm for half day afternoon passes. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Support the Farm Tour!
Your ticket purchase supports the valuable work of urban farmers and the educational mission of the Institute of Urban Homesteading, enabling us to continue to offer sliding scale options while paying teachers and farmers a living wage. Purchase a “Friend of the Farm Tour” or “Patron of the Farm Tour” ticket to donate and we’ll give you farm fresh perks in gratitude and thanks!
ADVANCE PURCHASE TICKETS:
Adult $30/ $50*/$75**, Child $18, Half Day $20
AT THE DOOR:
Adult $35/$50*/$75**, Child $20, Half Day $25
* Friend of the Farm Tour– get a farm fresh perk
** Patron of the Farm Tour– get double perks