Eat, Shop, Do

Oakland Grown is a movement celebrating and supporting Oakand's locally-owned, independent businesses and artists. It's about making your hard-earned money go further here at home, creating a sustainable economy, and helping to preserve the unique Oakland you love. Step out of the box. Be Oakland Grown.

Love Oakland? Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is.

We make it easy to shop with Oakland's independent businesses and artists.

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Where to Use Your Card

Photo: Mike Kepka, The Chronicle / SF
Find out where to use your Oakland Grown card, and to find out what you can redeem your OakShares for…

Come Shop Local on Plaid Friday!

Skip the malls — shop local & independent
on the biggest shopping day of the year!
We’ll have local listings and lots of festivities.
Shoppers and businesses learn more…

Find Our Other Fabulous Local Shops

Pegasus Rockridge Storefront Photo
Books, Home & Garden, Kids, Clothing,
Foods & Chocolates, Wine & Spirits, Pets,
Sports & Sporting Goods, Jewelry,
Arts & Art Galleries, View the directory…

Calling Volunteers!

We need your help to continue the work that we do. Our most pressing needs at the moment are for:

  • Street Team Volunteers to help out at events throughout the East Bay
  • An Event Volunteer or Intern to help design and implement exciting new programs to engage existing and new members
  • Oakland Grown Card committee volunteers or interns to help with research and analytics
  • And a Marketing Newsletter Volunteer or Intern to support and source content for our 510 Style Conscious Newsletter

Click here for more info!

Events

 We host regularly scheduled events. Check them out!

Locally Inspired Mixers
Hear from the East Bay’s most successful and socially-responsible business leaders and entrepreneurs each month.
4th Tuesdays
5:30 – 8:00 pm

TED “Bring Your Brown Bag” Lunch Meetup
Bring Your Brown Bag Lunch (BYBB) and convene with new members of our organizations for a TED Talk screening and discussion!

3rd Tuesdays
12:00 – 1:30 pm

As well as many more events each month. Check out more here!

News and Events

Deals from Our Members

Thank you to Our Sponsors

Mannequin Madness
City of Oakland
East Bay Express
Pro Arts Gallery

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Our Local Gift Guide

Affordable, fun, unique ideas for everyone — even stuff you can buy online and have shipped! View the Guide >