Put Your Money Where Your Heart Is.
Oakland Grown is proud to lead the Plaid Friday Weekend holiday kickoff. With your participation, we can shift dollars to Oakland's independent businesses during the busiest shopping weekend of the year (and beyond)!
Discover offerings from 200+ participating businesses as you stroll, shop, and indulge - with free holiday parking.
Sign up to get shopping and entertainment inspiration by email. Explore our online Gifting Guide. Make a donation to the Alameda County Food Bank or your local charity of choice. Most of all, truly enjoy the holiday season with loved ones while feeling great about how you spent it!
So... what are you waiting for? Get Started!
Welcome Localites + Travelers
Oakland Grown brings our independent business community to you. Search and sample our member directory. Find public events, such as festivals, fairs, and fundraisers. Learn why supporting Oakland's independent businesses matters. Sign up for The Localist List, our not-annoyingly-frequent newsletter of events, cool discoveries, and special offers. Shop our store for Oakland-branded gear. And when purchasing, look for the certified Oakland Grown decal!
Welcome Business Leaders + Entrepreneurs
We are a membership organization that serves you! We work hard to promote your business, offer you tools to succeed, and champion buying local in Oakland. See just a few of our campaigns from over the years.
- Get promoted through highly targeted social media, marketing, e-newsletters, and events.
- We provide comprehensive offerings of business development opportunities.
- We compile the ultimate resource guide for finding good capital.
- We connect you with free one-on-one expert business advising.
- You get free membership into a local barter network.
- We supply you with Oakland Grown-branded decals to promote your local ownership.
- ...And so much more!
Become a member of Oakland Grown and put us to work for your business today!