Know Your Rights Workshop This Thursday, 6/13/13

Know Your Rights Workshop This Thursday, 6/13/13

Farm Fresh Choice invites young people, youth advocates, and East Bay community members to learn about criminal law directly from lawyers who work to promote social welfare through the defense of human and civil rights.
Emily Abraham and Gautam Jagannath, staff attorneys at Social Justice Collaborative, will give a talk about street law topics such… Read more »

Hard Apple Cider: Reinventing Tradition

Hard Apple Cider: Reinventing Tradition

Beginning this May, fermented apple cider, or “hard cider” will be available at the Ecology Center Saturday Farmers’ Market, as we welcome Devoto Gardens. Here is a snapshot of the past, present, and future of hard cider and apple farms, as told by fermenting enthusiast Dylan Cardiff, our Farmers’ Market Operations Manager.
Hard cider is… Read more »

Goats and Backyard Roots at the Ecology Center, Thursday, 5/9/13

Goats and Backyard Roots at the Ecology Center, Thursday, 5/9/13

This coming Thursday evening, Lori Eames will be sharing photos and stories from her new “Backyard Roots” book. The book has beautiful snapshots of urban farms all along the West Coast, with many familiar Bay Area locals featured. Kitty Sharkey, whose urban farm is in East Oakland, will be bringing two of her Nigerian dwarf… Read more »

Celebrate Food Sovereignty! Earth Day Celebration and Pinole Farm Grand Opening, This Sunday, 4/21/13

Celebrate Food Sovereignty! Earth Day Celebration and Pinole Farm Grand Opening, This Sunday, 4/21/13

A new food sovereignty project led by Phat Beets and partnering organizations is connecting internationally and internally displaced farmers living in Oakland to peri-urban public land. The Pinole Creek Incubator Farm, located 20 minutes outside of Oakland nestled in the beautiful hills between the city of Pinole and Briones, will be celebrating its Grand Opening… Read more »

Save Berkeley Public Schools’ Cooking and Gardening Programs, Thursday, 4/11/13

Save Berkeley Public Schools' Cooking and Gardening Programs, Thursday, 4/11/13

The Berkeley Food Policy Council and the Berkeley Unified School District will be hosting a public information event, “Save BUSD Gardens and Cooking Programs!” BUSD has one of the oldest and most successful food and nutrition programs in the nation. It teaches students where their food comes from and how to prepare healthy foods for… Read more »