BE ROOTED EVENT WRAP-UP

We hosted our second ambassador event, “Be Rooted,” on Thursday, March 28th at Sonder restaurant. The evening focused on intentionally putting down roots where you are planted for a deeper connection to the Bakersfield community.

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Bakersfield Leads the Way in Kindness with CityServe

For the last 31 years, I’ve had the privilege of connecting with people who are broken and hurting for many different reasons. Most of them have let their life circumstances keep them from living an intentional life that was intended for them. But I’ve had the opportunity to give some of them hope.

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Cloud 9 Coffee Co. is Back

There’s a fresh wave of entrepreneurs from the millennial generation who were born and raised in Bakersfield, maybe left for college and travel, but returned to their roots excited to invest in the community that first invested in them. Be in Bakersfield is happy to welcome back Cloud 9 Coffee Co. in a new brick and mortar cafe. We wish Morgan bonn all the success and happiness she can soak up in her hometown—one espresso at a time.

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MAKE (ALMOST) ANYTHING YOU CAN IMAGINE AT FAB LAB

Imagine a place where your innovative ideas and inventions can come to life and you can be the maker. Bakersfield has it! Fab Lab at CSUB invites all to explore your imagination and see what you create in fabrication. We are happy to support a place that creates a community of makers and encourages young minds to think outside the box.

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Grow, Cook, Eat + Enjoy with Edible School Yard Kern County

We recognize something different and cool has been taking shape in our county over the past few years when it comes to real food—the stuff that comes from the ground, not from a factory. More of us what to eat better and feel good too, and advocates for growing and eating real food are not just speaking up but they are educating, as well.

Be in Bakersfield is happy to support Edible Schoolyard Kern County and share what they are doing for our community.

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Top 3 Favorite Things To Do in March

In our beloved Bakersfield, there’s always something happening. We’ve scouted event calendars + pages and found our top 3 things to do in the city! These are our recommendations for the month of March!

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Could Bakersfield be the new tech center of the central valley?

A recent article in Trulia named Bakersfield the 4th ranked market in the nation to keep eye on in 2019 by taking into account several key metrics, including job growth. Scott has a similar opinion regarding the technology industry in Bakersfield and explains 3 basic necessities that are conducive for a home run company. Read why he thinks Bakersfield will soon have all three in technology, making our town the next tech center of the Central Valley.

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So Long Silicon Valley, Hello Heartland

Trulia’s economist announced our housing attractiveness in its recent article naming Bakersfield the 4th ranked market to keep an eye on this year, as well as Northeast Bakersfield as the 4th hottest neighborhood in the country. looks like we need to share our hidden gem of a city with the rest of the world.

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