GrowRIVERSIDE is a multi-stakeholder initiative to cultivate food and agricultural activities across the City of Riverside. GrowRIVERSIDE aims to: equip the public with tools and knowledge to create a strong marketplace for local food systems, generate opportunities for community and economic development, advance public policy related to food and agriculture, and provide a venue for stakeholders to network.


Community Gathering

October 26, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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  • Location: Goodwin's Organics
  • Selling Homegrown Produce
  • Gleaning
  • Info: Permits for Cottage Food Operations
  • Business Financing: Crowdfunding and Other Sources

Growers Forum

October 29, 2016, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Citrus Greening Disease Update
  • Growing Avocados & Grapes in the Greenbelt
  • Organic Certification with Q&A
  • UCR - Local Food Procurement Program
  • Accion - Microloans for Food & Agribusiness

Dinner in the Citrus Packing House

December 9, 2016, 6:00 pm


  • Location: CCH Citrus Packing House
  • Featuring: Chef Gavin Brody
  • Entertainment
  • Local Food
  • Local Brews
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March 30-31, 2017

Coming Soon

  • Details coming soon!