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Hands dig into the soil to plant an edible shrub.
Courtesy of Planting Justice

Planting Justice

Oakland, CA

Planting Justice’s mission is to empower people impacted by mass incarceration and other social inequities with the skills and resources to cultivate food sovereignty, economic justice, and community healing. They do this through a variety of programs and initiatives that create jobs, build partnerships, provide grassroots education, and transform yards into edible permaculture gardens.

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Gavin Radars at Planting Justice farm and nursery in Oakland

Kale, Not Jail: Urban Farming Nonprofit Helps Ex-Cons Re-enter Society

Planting Justice’s education programs, edible landscaping services, farm, and nursery are transforming Oakland communities.
Johnella Larose, cofounder of the Sogorea Te Land Trust, kneels behind a model of a traditional arbor.

These Indigenous Women Are Reclaiming Stolen Land in the Bay Area

Through a voluntary land tax and donations from land owners, this organization is working to create an alternative land base for Indigenous people in California’s East Bay.