Ten Years In, Our Youth Development Work is at a Crossroads

Ten Years In, Our Youth Development Work is at a Crossroads

Over ten years ago, with community involvement, our Farm Fresh Choice program was created to increase the consumption of fresh produce by low-income residents. It also addressed other needs articulated by community members: to provide safe and positive work experiences for “at-risk” youth. The program has thrived over the past decade, bringing youth through our… Read more »

Freeing Land for Food: Urban Greening and Gentrification, 9/28/13

Freeing Land for Food: Urban Greening and Gentrification, 9/28/13

The final event in our “Soil in the City” series looks at how urban gardening intersects with social justice. Why are urban soils so toxic in communities that have the least access to healthy foods? Is a community garden in your neighborhood always good for the community and does it meet the needs of the… Read more »

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 »

Book Event with Raj Patel “Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice,” this Thursday, 11/8/12

Book Event with Raj Patel "Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice," this Thursday, 11/8/12

Please join Raj Patel and Heather Day (CAGJ) for an evening celebrating our emerging new food systems! Our Food Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice… Read more » is a new publication of Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ), a Seattle-based grassroots organization, with a foreword by Raj Patel (renowned author and food activist). Come to celebrate stories

Halloween/Day of the Dead Celebration at the Farmers’ Market next Tuesday, 10/30/12

Halloween/Day of the Dead Celebration at the Farmers' Market next Tuesday, 10/30/12

Our annual celebration will be better than ever at the South Berkeley market’s new location. This years line up includes live music by Asheba, Aztec dance by Cuauhtli Mitotiani Mexica, free all ages costumes with the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse, and a Day of the Dead Altar. The altar has been organized by… Read more »