Saturday's Forecast: Pouring This Saturday, 1-5 pm The 11th Annual Uncorked San Francisco Wine Festival! This exciting event is just around the cor

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Saturday's Forecast: Pouring

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This Saturday, 1-5 pm

The 11th Annual Uncorked San Francisco Wine Festival!

This exciting event is just around the corner and Bay Area Green Tours has been selected as its sole non-profit beneficiary! That means that a portion of all proceeds will go towards supporting our efforts! Rain or shine, come to Ghirardelli Square to sample and celebrate delicious wine, food, music...and come meet our fabulous team at the BAGT booth! What's better than having a fun time while supporting a great cause by the beautiful San Francisco Bay?

Tickets: $60 for general admission, and include a souvenir wine glass and unlimited tastings! Buy Tickets Here!

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Win Free Tickets for Uncorked Wine Festival

SHARE, TAG & WIN!

Please support us by sharing the news and promoting this event, and you'll be entered to win 2 free tickets to the Festival. It’s simple: share the text below on social media and tag any of your friends to enter. We will draw one lucky winner on Friday at 5 pm!

POST & TWEET!

@Bayareagreentours has been selected the #nonprofit beneficiary of this year's Uncorked Wine Festival on May 7th at @Ghirardelli Square with @PopUpsters. Win 2 free tickets by sharing this message & tagging your friends. Together we are raising funds to support #local #sustainability and #greentours. Contest ends Friday @ 5 pm.

 
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TOUR RAFFLE

Be sure to come meet some of the BAGT team and tour guides at our table showcasing some of our tours and enter to win free tickets to our newest OPEN TO THE PUBLIC WALKING TOURS! (Details below).

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Last Call for Volunteers!

If you want to support BAGT's fundraising efforts and fancy yourself a lover of wine, food and fun (or simply don’t have the cash for a ticket), please consider volunteering and contact: batya@bayareagreentours.org. We will definitely have fun by the Bay and would so appreciate the gift of your time!

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Other News

Look Out...Here We Come...

Relaunching Open to the Public Tours!

We've heard from so many of you that you'd like to experience one of our tours for yourself. We listened! After years of providing private group events, we are lining up some extraordinary walking tours that will soon be open to the public. Our fabulous team is growing and so are our services! We invite you to explore "sustainability in action!" with our local, engaging, specialized guides from around the bay area.

Be sure to check our new “TOUR CALENDAR” for updates

To book a tour - use Promotional Code: BAGT2016 and save 50% off your first ticket!

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On the Waterfront

SF Embarcadero, Saturday, May 21st

3rd Saturday of every month
Aaron Lander, a fierce BAGT advocate + tour guide (and a successful social entrepreneur), will lead a wonderful walking exploration of the SF Waterfront. Starting across from the Ferry Building at Justin Herman Plaza, the tour will head through the Ferry Building and the CUESA farmers’ market, stopping to say hello to a few of our farm partners. We’ll then head up the Embarcadero, stopping along the way at the Exploratorium, Levi’s Plaza, Musee Mecanique, and the glorious water-front featuring seals lounging on the piers. The tour will end at Ghirardelli Square, where participants can enjoy a PopUp Market with local artisan vendors, hosted by Aaron’s company, PopUpsters.

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Time 1:00 - 4:00
Stops: 4-6 pm
Max. participants: 20
Cost: $40

Half Off Intro Price!: $20

Register with BAGT discount code: BAGT2016

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Sneak Preview of our Upcoming Tours

If you would like to be notified about a specific tour before we open them up to the public, please write us at: info@bayareagreentours.org

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A Taste of West Berkeley

Secret Gems of the East Bay

Many of us have heard of the Gourmet Ghetto in North Berkeley, but West Berkeley’s culinary scene is also filled with an eclectic mix of delicious international and local specialties, Go behind the scenes with chef Terry Betts on a stroll through her West Berkeley neighborhood to get a taste of the diverse delicacies in this area’s most exciting eateries! Here are just a few of the tour stop options: Morell's Bread, June Taylor Jam, Cultured Pickle Shop, Vik's Chaat House and Cafe Rouge. We’ll end the day together enjoying the offerings of the Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room.

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Into the East Bay

The Land and its Stewards

Explore pathways of time and place on this journey through the East Bay’s least visited and most enchanted landscapes. Immerse yourself in land stewardship stories of the past, present, and future -- learning about the history of Native American and early settlers while visiting a variety of farming, ranching, and ecological restoration sites. Guide Grey Kolevzon, a veteran teacher of ecological science and sustainable agriculture, will lead us through stunning rolling hills where we can enjoy and appreciate the majestic oak trees and diverse wildlife of the East Bay. Bring your bike or walk the approximately 5-mile round trip.

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Field to Forest

Sabor Mexicano, Forest View Apple Ranch and Armstrong Redwoods Park

Immerse yourself in the best of nature and agriculture in Sonoma County on our Field to Forest Tour, featuring three adjacent scenic destinations in the Russian River town of Guerneville. We'll start at Sabor Mexicano, a ten-acre organic farm with goats and chickens. Proprietor Jorge Saldana, a third generation farmer, farms organically using heritage seeds from his native Mexico, to provide the finest ingredients for his two restaurants (in Berkeley and San Francisco). Your charming and experienced guide, Aspen Madrone, will share permaculture principles and information about watershed health, while facilitating an understanding of full spectrum agriculture. Then we'll head across the road to Forest View Apple Ranch, an eighty acre heritage apple orchard with over 20 varieties. Enjoy a tour of the property, sample amazing apples, and learn how to make the best tasting cider anywhere! Lastly, explore the wonders of Armstrong Woods, which we'll access from a private trail leading directly into the park.

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Photography Tour: The Art of Seeing

Napa River and Downtown Napa

Most Americans know that the Napa Valley is a world-renowned wine producing region -- but have you experienced the historic City of Napa? This adventure in photography begins on the scenic Napa River, then travels through the historic Old Town neighborhood with its beautiful gardens and Victorian homes. Next we'll pass through the old town Abajo neighborhood, winding down at Oxbow Commons. Take your photography skills to the next level on this unique tour, while learning about ways to use of light, textures and composition from award-winning photographer Lowell Downey. An active community member focused on environmental issues, Lowell is documenting the changes in the Napa River and watershed, and heads up an environmentally and socially responsible photography and video local company, Art & Clarity.

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Please join us to help raise funds for BAGT by having a fabulous day by the Bay at Uncorked HERE and make sure to stop by our booth to say hi. We look forward to meeting you Saturday!

Cheers!

The BAGT Team

P.S. Please follow us on social media to learn about all our great new tours!

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Bay Area Green Tours 501(c)3 provides educational tours and events that demonstrate the sustainable economy in action, inspire support of local green businesses, and empower people to incorporate environmental responsibility and social justice into their personal and professional lives.

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