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Tour Registration Open: Cuba — Organic Evolution and Revolution (May 9-19)

March 14, 2014 - March 31, 2014
This tour provides a general overview of Cuba’s agroecological transition and the institutions and resources put into place to make this dramatic shift possible. We will see firsthand what happens when national policy prioritizes organic farming. The transformation of Cuban… Read more » Find out more »
$1750

Tour Registration Open: Mexico — Celebrating Guelaguetza and Food Sovereignty in Oaxaca (July 18-26)

March 14, 2014 - April 30, 2014
On this tour, we will explore the cultural and historical context of Oaxaca’s food traditions, while also hearing firsthand from peasants and activists working to preserve, defend and strengthen Mexican food systems in the face of numerous threats to rural… Read more » Find out more »
Donations welcome.

One Small Planet: Climate Action as Practice

March 17, 2014 - April 28, 2014
Engage the climate crisis. Make it your practice. This is an online workshop and support group for people who want to take action on climate change.The workshop begins on Monday, March 17 and runs for six weeks. Bring your courage… Read more » Find out more »
Free

Water and Culture: Recovering Owens Valley Paiute History

March 29, 2014 - May 19, 2014
This exhibit examines the Owens Valley Paiute Indian water achievements, losses, contributions to pioneer society, and the expropriation by the city of Los Angeles. Featuring journals, maps, and photographs from the collections, the exhibit highlights early historical records of the… Read more » Find out more »

MTC Excellence in Motion Awards Nominations

March 31, 2014
Do you know of a person, project or program that has significantly improved Bay Area transportation over the past two years? Consider submitting a nomination for: An innovative activity that promotes more efficient use of the transportation network or transit… Read more » Find out more »
Ongoing
$15 general $10 seniors (ages 65+) and students, with current ID $6 youth, ages 9–17 Free for children 8 and under and for OMCA Members.

Bay Motion: Capturing San Francisco Bay on Film

November 9, 2013 @ 11:00 am - June 29, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Oakland Museum of California,
1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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This unique exhibition of film and video from Prelinger Archives—a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films—explores how the San Francisco Bay and the surrounding region was captured by amateur, professional and industrial camera people. Bay… Read more » Find out more »

Edible Art Show

March 9, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - June 25, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
Women’s Cancer Resource Center,
5741 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609 United States
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Featuring the work of a dozen artists who have had their art in the local publication, Edible East Bay. Art by: Shari DeBoer, Iris Gottlieb, Cristian Guerrero, Helen Krayenhoff, Alan Leon, J.R. Nelson, Dawline Oni-Eseleh, Margo Rivera-Weiss, Margo Rivera-Weiss –… Read more » Find out more »
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Class: From Tree to Sea: A Bay Area Environmental Cross Section

March 15, 2014 @ 10:00 am - May 17, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
Merritt College Self-Reliant House,
12500 Campus Drive, Oakland, CA 94619 United States
Introduction to the outdoor environment of the San Francisco Bay watershed and nearby sites: Field study of ecosystems of the bay, hills, forest lands, creeks and wetlands; and explorations of sustainable cultural, ecotourism, and economic uses of the Bay environment.… Read more » Find out more »
Free

Urban Permaculture Design

March 19, 2014 @ 9:00 am - June 7, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Urban Permaculture Institute of San Francisco,
San Francisco, CA United States
Permaculture training may just change your life.  This training offers the opportunity to develop professional skills and provides valuable education to enhance your current vocation, prepare you for your next venture and give you inspiration about solutions that you can… Read more » Find out more »
$60-$150

Herbs for Women

March 26, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - April 9, 2014 @ 9:30 pm
The Ohlone Center of Herbal Studies,
1250 Addison Street, Suite 113, Berkeley, CA 94702 United States
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An intensive class focusing on a woman’s life from puberty through menopause. In different phases of life women are challenged with a variety of discomforts and diseases. Women have unique issues to contend with, from menstrual irregularity to PMS, pregnancy,… Read more » Find out more »
8:00 am
Basic day of 8:30-3:30 is $70 (rates go up $10/day after 3/14), extended care available 8-8:30 and 3:30-6.

Monkey Business Camp’s Spring Break Camp for 4.5-10 year old kids

March 31, 2014 @ 8:00 am - April 4, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Berkwood Hedge School,
1809 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
Join Monkey Business Camp for a good old-fashioned general day camp with a mix of structured activities and free-play time. During spring camp we do fun art and cooking projects, and spend lots of time outside playing. We’ll meet March… Read more » Find out more »
12:00 pm
Free

Laney College Student Union: Celebrating Cesar Chavez

March 31, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Laney College Student Union,
900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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Celebrating the life of Cesar Chavez. Event Contact: Crystal Perez.… Read more » Find out more »
3:00 pm
Free

Panel Discussion: Workers’ Issues

March 31, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Laney College Plaza,
900 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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Panel Discussion: Speaker Rudy Chavez Medina (Cesar Chavez’s Nephew) and others discuss Workers’ Issues. D-200 Event Contact: Crystal Perez.… Read more » Find out more »
6:30 pm
Free

Lecture: Reinventing the Farm with Joel Salatin

March 31, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley Campus,
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
Joel Salatin describes his Polyface Farms this way: “We are in the redemption business: healing the land, healing the food, healing the economy, and healing the culture.” What can we learn from the farming practices at Polyface Farms that can… Read more » Find out more »
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