Get your hands dirty and unearth Oakland’s multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring aspects of growing food in Oakland. Hear personal stories from farmers and growers within the community, see compelling illustrations and maps, and explore hands-on interactive features while you learn what motivations Oaklanders have for growing food – including access to healthy and delicious ingredients, environmental and social justice values, or simply the joy of tending a garden. The exhibit opens December 16th 2017 to January 13th 2019.
Related articles covering the exhibit:
- OMCA Blog: Behind The Scenes of “Take Root”
- PBS KQED Feature: “Take Root” at Oakland Museum Investigates the Who and Why of Growing Food in Oakland
- East Bay Express: Oakland Museum of California Explores Food System in New Exhibit Take Root
- Eater San Francisco: Oakland Museum Digs Into Urban Farming