1. Site: Integral Urban House (Sabrina Richard)
    Keyword: “Eco-City” (Miriam Greenberg and Julie Sze)
  1. Site: North Berkeley Farmers Market (Alison Alkon)
    Keyword: “Locavore” (Michelle Glowa)


  1. Site: Mandela Marketplace, Oakland (Alison Alkon and Julie Guthman)
    Keywords: “Food Justice” (Julie Guthman) and “Race and Agriculture” (Alison Alkon)
  1. Site: Fruitvale Transit Village, Oakland (Jen Gray O’Connor)
    Keyword: “Transit Oriented Development” (Jen Gray O’Connor)

San Francisco

  1. Site Bayview Hunters Point Redevelopment (Rachel Brahinsky)
    Keyword: “Redevelopment” (Rachel Brahinsky)
  1. Site: Cesar Chavez Street Greenway (Susie Smith)
    Keyword: “Environmental Gentrification” (Susie Smith) and “Bicycling” (Adonia Lugo)
  1. Site: BART Plaza at 16th and Mission (Elsa Ramos)
    Keyword: “Google Bus” (Kristin Miller)
  1. Site: Former site of the Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council Recycling Center, and currently the Golden Gate Park CommUNITY Garden (Mary Beth Pudup)
    Keyword: “Environmental Gentrification” (Susie Smith)

Suggested Itinerary:

From downtown San Francisco Hilton (AAG meeting headquarters) to the Integral Urban House (1576 5th Street, in Berkeley) walk to the Powell Street BART station and take the train to the North Berkeley BART station. From there take the AC Transit Bus 52 toward San Pablo, and exit at Cedar Street and San Pablo. The Integral House is a 10 minute walk from that intersection.

If you plan your trip for Thursday afternoon, you can catch the North Berkeley Farmer’s Market, located at the intersection of Shattuck and Rose Streets in Berkeley on Thursday afternoons. The farmer’s market is a 15 minute walk from either the Downtown Berkeley or North Berkeley BART stations.

From the North Berkeley BART station, we recommend catching the Fremont train to the Fruitvale Transit Village, which also a BART station. Then, on your way back into the city, stop at the Mandela Marketplace, which is a block east of the West Berkeley BART station. From the West Berkeley BART station, head into San Francisco and get off at the first BART stop – Embarcadero. From there you can catch the MUNI T-line to

Bayview-Hunters Point’s Third Street commercial area. We recommend checking out the Quesada Street Garden, on the 1700 block of Quesada Street, just west of Third Street.

From Bayview-Hunters Point, take the MUNI T-Line back to the BART Embarcadero Station, and then transfer onto a San Francisco-bound BART train to the Powell Street station (from which you can also walk back to the conference hotel). If you’d like to see the Cesar Chavez Greenway, take the MUNI 27 bus, and get off at the corner of Bryant and Cesar Chavez Street. Or, stay on the BART train to the 16th and Mission BART Plaza. To reach the CommUNITY Garden at the former Haight Ashbury Recycling Center from the conference center, walk to Market Street and catch MUNI-N light rail toward Judah/La Playa/Ocean beach; get off at the Irving St. and 2nd Avenue Station. Golden Gate Park and the CommUNITY garden are located two blocks north of that intersection.

Miriam Greenberg is Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Urban Studies Research Cluster at UC Santa Cruz. She is author of Branding New York: How a City in Crisis was Sold to the World and Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans (with Kevin Fox Gotham). She also developed and coordinates the UC-wide research group Critical Sustainabilities.

Lindsey Dillon is a postdoctoral fellow in the American Studies Program at UC Davis. She received her Ph.D. in Geography from UC Berkeley in 2014 and joins the UC Santa Cruz Sociology department in 2016. Her research focuses on environmental justice in U.S. cities.

DOI: 10.14433/2015.0023

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