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    Seed Freedom Rally – January 4th!

    Planting Justice stands in solidarity with the Soil Not Oil coalition – and you should too! On Monday, January 4th, Foodie Freedom Fighters from across the state of California will gather for a Seed Freedom Rally in Sacramento to keep seed sharing from becoming illegal. SEED FREEDOM RALLY Date: January 4th Time: 10:00 AM – […]

  • Planting Justice is Making Food Justice History!

    Dear Community, We are thrilled to share some very exciting news with you today: Planting Justice has purchased Rolling River Nursery – and with it, the largest and most biodiverse collection of certified organic tree crops in North America! Over the past 35 years, Rolling River Founders Marc Robbi and Corrina Cohen have collected 1,100 heirloom varieties […]

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    Our Workplace Justice Series: the Abolition of the Prison Industrial Complex

    “I’m suggesting that we abolish the social function of prisons” – Angela Davis   Four times a year, the Planting Justice Education team facilitates Workplace Justice trainings, and this time our staff voted to focus on the Abolition of the Prison Industrial Complex, given we work within a prison, a jail, and two juvenile detention […]

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    We Don’t Need Another Jail – Part I

    By Nicole Deane “The prison industrial complex (PIC) is a term we use to describe the overlapping interests of government and industry that use surveillance, policing, and imprisonment as solutions to economic, social and political problems. Through its reach and impact, the PIC helps and maintains the authority of people who get their power through […]

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    Harvest Time at Camp Sweeney

    On October 6th 2015,  Planting Justice joined the boys at Camp Sweeney where we have partnered to work on the garden that we all built there together. We got the chance to spend three fun hours in the sun with participants watering, weeding, pulling out summer plants and planting fall and winter crops and bundling […]

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    For Sunny Days at Spring Valley High: When Schools Have Gardens & Mentors Instead of Cops

    By Kelly Curry We were living in Chicago. I was eight years old and it was summer time. My mother called us in from the street…Kenmore…where we’d been outside playing and running around. “I have something to tell you,” she said. Mom sat us down at the dining room table. It felt weird since it […]

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    Something Lovely About Planting Justice

    By Maurice Bell  My name is Maurice Bell, AKA “Big Mo.” I went to prison in 2008 for bank robbery. I was sentenced to 7 years, and I served 6 of those 7 years. The six years that I served were very difficult and challenging. I spent a lot of sleepless nights thinking about where […]

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    Reportback from Speak Out to Stay Put: an Oakland-Wide Anti-Displacement Forum

    Dear fellow social justice foodies, The Speak Out to Stay Put forum, organized by a broad coalition of housing and social justice organizations led by Causa Justa/Just Cause, turned out to be an unqualified success. Hundreds of Oakland tenants came together to build and strategize for the fight against displacement. As one attendee put it: […]

monsanto-protests-vo-transf

Seed Freedom Rally – January 4th!

Planting Justice stands in solidarity with the Soil Not Oil coalition – and you should too! On Monday, January 4th, Foodie Freedom Fighters from across the state of California will gather for a Seed Freedom Rally in Sacramento to keep seed sharing from becoming illegal. SEED FREEDOM RALLY Date: January 4th Time: 10:00 AM – […]

Planting Justice is Making Food Justice History!

Dear Community, We are thrilled to share some very exciting news with you today: Planting Justice has purchased Rolling River Nursery – and with it, the largest and most biodiverse collection of certified organic tree crops in North America! Over the past 35 years, Rolling River Founders Marc Robbi and Corrina Cohen have collected 1,100 heirloom varieties […]

Jobs Not Jails

Our Workplace Justice Series: the Abolition of the Prison Industrial Complex

“I’m suggesting that we abolish the social function of prisons” – Angela Davis   Four times a year, the Planting Justice Education team facilitates Workplace Justice trainings, and this time our staff voted to focus on the Abolition of the Prison Industrial Complex, given we work within a prison, a jail, and two juvenile detention […]

CTpZFZLUEAAxpNU

We Don’t Need Another Jail – Part I

By Nicole Deane “The prison industrial complex (PIC) is a term we use to describe the overlapping interests of government and industry that use surveillance, policing, and imprisonment as solutions to economic, social and political problems. Through its reach and impact, the PIC helps and maintains the authority of people who get their power through […]

20151006_152557 (1)

Harvest Time at Camp Sweeney

On October 6th 2015,  Planting Justice joined the boys at Camp Sweeney where we have partnered to work on the garden that we all built there together. We got the chance to spend three fun hours in the sun with participants watering, weeding, pulling out summer plants and planting fall and winter crops and bundling […]

CSWs22VUwAAIgBU

For Sunny Days at Spring Valley High: When Schools Have Gardens & Mentors Instead of Cops

By Kelly Curry We were living in Chicago. I was eight years old and it was summer time. My mother called us in from the street…Kenmore…where we’d been outside playing and running around. “I have something to tell you,” she said. Mom sat us down at the dining room table. It felt weird since it […]

20141218_120955_resized

Something Lovely About Planting Justice

By Maurice Bell  My name is Maurice Bell, AKA “Big Mo.” I went to prison in 2008 for bank robbery. I was sentenced to 7 years, and I served 6 of those 7 years. The six years that I served were very difficult and challenging. I spent a lot of sleepless nights thinking about where […]