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    Permaculture for the People 2015 Support A Land-Based Revolution

    Katina Castillo and Alejandra Cano from Planting Justice will be sharing their knowledge as facilitators/teachers for a section of this course!! “In nature’s economy the currency is not money, it is life.” – Vandana Shiva, Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace Movement Generation Justice & Ecology Project When was the first time you planted a […]

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    PRESS RELEASE: Occupy the Farm Protesters Hold Rally and Action to Stop Development of Historic Gill Tract Farmland

    Thursday July 16th, 2015, 4pm Rally, 5pm Action Monroe St. & San Pablo Ave., Albany, CA                         Press Contact: Susan Park, (510) 967-2097, susanpark13@gmail.com   (Albany, CA) On July 16th, 2015, farmers and neighbors of the historic Gill Tract will gather to hold a rally and take action to protect the historic Gill Tract Farm […]

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    Pathways 2 Resilience Letter and Update

    Approximately two years ago a collaborative of Oakland based non and for profit companies and organizations including; The Green Life, Earthseed Consulting, Planting Justice, Wildheart Gardens, Impact Hub Oakland, United Roots, Sustainability Economies Law Center, all inspired by the work they had been doing in partnership with currently and formerly incarcerated men and women, came together to […]

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    Plant! Cook! Organize! Staff Training Update

    by Kelly Curry Various members of Planting Justice Staff convened Tuesday, May 26th for an internal training around the Plant! Cook! Organize! Curriculum currently in development here at the organization. The curriculum, which includes 18 lessons, covers some exciting methods and techniques to give Staff members the training to facilitate workshops with communities most impacted by […]

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    Food Justice Teachings at Alameda County Juvenile Facility Camp Sweeney

    written by Maya Salsedo and Kelly Curry   During the past three months, Planting Justice has been developing a partnership with the Alameda County Juvenile Facility Camp Sweeney, initiated by Wade Finlinson, the Landscape Supervisor for Alameda County General Services Association,   Our first day working with young people and staff at Camp Sweeney was […]

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    PLANTING JUSTICE IS HIRING A FULL-TIME EDUCATOR

    JOB DESCRIPTION AND CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Planting Justice is excited to be hiring a full-time Educator. If you are creative and passionate about social justice, please consider applying and spread the word far and wide.  We are accepting applications through June 22nd, 2015 by 11 pm PDT   Organizational Overview Planting Justice is a non-profit […]

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    Planting Justice Provides A Green Way Back

    Member Sponsor Award USE Credit Union Planting Justice $40,000 AHEAD Grant Planting Justice co-founders Gavin Raders and Haleh Zandi believe that sustainable and organic food production can boost local economies and spur job creation while improving the health of our communities and of the urban landscape. The Oakland-based grassroots organization has an ambitious food and […]

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Work with Planting Justice! We are searching for a Deputy Director!

Background Founded in Oakland, CA as a non-profit food justice organization in 2009 by Executive Director Gavin Raders and Educational Director Haleh Zandi, Planting Justice’s mission to empower urban residents with the skills, knowledge, and infrastructural support to address hunger in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties by growing organic food, expanding economic opportunities in local […]

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Permaculture for the People 2015 Support A Land-Based Revolution

Katina Castillo and Alejandra Cano from Planting Justice will be sharing their knowledge as facilitators/teachers for a section of this course!! “In nature’s economy the currency is not money, it is life.” – Vandana Shiva, Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace Movement Generation Justice & Ecology Project When was the first time you planted a […]

IMG_8994 - Occupy the Farm

PRESS RELEASE: Occupy the Farm Protesters Hold Rally and Action to Stop Development of Historic Gill Tract Farmland

Thursday July 16th, 2015, 4pm Rally, 5pm Action Monroe St. & San Pablo Ave., Albany, CA                         Press Contact: Susan Park, (510) 967-2097, susanpark13@gmail.com   (Albany, CA) On July 16th, 2015, farmers and neighbors of the historic Gill Tract will gather to hold a rally and take action to protect the historic Gill Tract Farm […]

10575203_1556337544602230_8778328052553297488_o

Pathways 2 Resilience Letter and Update

Approximately two years ago a collaborative of Oakland based non and for profit companies and organizations including; The Green Life, Earthseed Consulting, Planting Justice, Wildheart Gardens, Impact Hub Oakland, United Roots, Sustainability Economies Law Center, all inspired by the work they had been doing in partnership with currently and formerly incarcerated men and women, came together to […]

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Plant! Cook! Organize! Staff Training Update

by Kelly Curry Various members of Planting Justice Staff convened Tuesday, May 26th for an internal training around the Plant! Cook! Organize! Curriculum currently in development here at the organization. The curriculum, which includes 18 lessons, covers some exciting methods and techniques to give Staff members the training to facilitate workshops with communities most impacted by […]

20150626_173306

Food Justice Teachings at Alameda County Juvenile Facility Camp Sweeney

written by Maya Salsedo and Kelly Curry   During the past three months, Planting Justice has been developing a partnership with the Alameda County Juvenile Facility Camp Sweeney, initiated by Wade Finlinson, the Landscape Supervisor for Alameda County General Services Association,   Our first day working with young people and staff at Camp Sweeney was […]