Upcoming Events

VV Attends Franklin Bros. Block Party

On June 12th Franklin Bros. Market hosted a block party to celebrate their opening. In November 2015, owners Jennifer Freese, Brian Wright and Matthew Bear converted a derelict corner store in West Berkeley into beautiful neighborhood market, selling groceries, organic produce, beer, and wine.  Beck from Sales tabled the event, sampling produce and answering questions […] Read Post »


2016 California Coop Conference

The California Co-op Conference (CCCC) is the only California conference that brings together co-ops of different types to share and learn for their mutual benefit. The conference celebrates cooperatives by educating those new to cooperatives about this democratic business model and how it is used to promote economic alternatives, equality, promote local sustainability and economic […] Read Post »


Heading to the EcoFarm Conference this year?

We’ll be there! This year’s EcoFarm Conference is from January 20-23 at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, CA.  Workshops cover everything from technical discussions on biological methods, to sessions and office hours dealing with the business of farming.  It’s a great place to network with fellow growers or meet other important players in […] Read Post »