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    Workplace Justice Series on Racism and Police Violence

    Facilitated by Maya Salsedo, Haleh Zandi, and Or Rabinowiz In response to the grand jury decision not to indict a Ferguson, MI police officer in the August 2014 killing of teenager Michael Brown, it was clear that Planting Justice staff members were angry and stressed. Back in September last year, our staff identified “Racism and […]

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    2015 Golden Gate Chapter Scion Exchange

    photo by “Zweijährige-Geißfußveredelu”. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons WHEN: Sunday, January 11, 2015 12 noon to 3:00 PM WHERE: Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline Street, in Berkeley located next to the Ashby BART station EXCHANGE DETAILS:  Find the best varieties for growing your own fruit; discover local favorites and near-forgotten heirlooms • Hundreds of […]

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    Will Allen’s 2014 Year End Letter

     Dear Friends, Dear Friends, As I write this letter, the year is drawing to a close and our farmers are still harvesting vegetables from the greenhouses. As we head in to the new year, we must continue to build the infrastructure of our farms so that we can continue to eat nutritious food for our […]

  • Insight Garden Program Indie Go-Go Campaign!

    Help Insight Garden Program Sow Seeds for National Expansion! “Convince me you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.”     Henry David Thoreau Insight Garden Program (IGP) is a community-based organization that transforms prisoners’ lives through connection to nature. Our work at San Quentin (and now Solano Prison) is nationally recognized. With your […]

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    Harvest at the Stanislaus County Juvenile Detention Center

    Upon our return to the Stanislaus County Juvenile Detention Center we did some serious harvesting, planting and food justice workshopping with the young men there.   We harvested eggplant, bell pepper, Anaheim peppers, Scotch Bonnet peppers, tons of basil, watermelon, musk melon, butternut squash and tomatoes. We left some basil so that it could be […]

  • Occupy the Farm Film goes NATIONAL tomorrow!

    Last weekend in Berkeley, Regal Cinemas, the largest theater owner in the nation, took a chance on a independent documentary called “Occupy the Farm”.  Our little film did so well that Regal Cinemas will now be screening it in 20 cities starting tomorrow! But since we have no budget for advertising and promotion, the only […]

Screen Shot 2015-02-13 at 10.47.17 AM

Workplace Justice Series on Racism and Police Violence

Facilitated by Maya Salsedo, Haleh Zandi, and Or Rabinowiz In response to the grand jury decision not to indict a Ferguson, MI police officer in the August 2014 killing of teenager Michael Brown, it was clear that Planting Justice staff members were angry and stressed. Back in September last year, our staff identified “Racism and […]

"Zweijährige-Geißfußveredelu". Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Zweij%C3%A4hrige-Gei%C3%9Ffu%C3%9Fveredelu.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Zweij%C3%A4hrige-Gei%C3%9Ffu%C3%9Fveredelu.jpg

2015 Golden Gate Chapter Scion Exchange

photo by “Zweijährige-Geißfußveredelu”. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.5 via Wikimedia Commons WHEN: Sunday, January 11, 2015 12 noon to 3:00 PM WHERE: Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline Street, in Berkeley located next to the Ashby BART station EXCHANGE DETAILS:  Find the best varieties for growing your own fruit; discover local favorites and near-forgotten heirlooms • Hundreds of […]

Top 10 Highlights from Planting Justice in 2014 in Pictures!

1)  We built a vegetable garden at the Stanislaus County Juvenile Detention Center and have been teaching food justice courses for incarcerated youth.     2) We launched Pathways to Resilience – A permaculture certification program for people returning home from prison!!   3) We hired 3 men in re-entry; bringing total to 16 living wage […]

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Will Allen’s 2014 Year End Letter

 Dear Friends, Dear Friends, As I write this letter, the year is drawing to a close and our farmers are still harvesting vegetables from the greenhouses. As we head in to the new year, we must continue to build the infrastructure of our farms so that we can continue to eat nutritious food for our […]

Party for a Better World! Healthy Holiday Tasting Event and Green, Local Gift Ideas

Kat Schuett Sunday, December 14, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PST) San Francisco, CA FREE organic, fair trade chocolate…award-winning organic, biodynamic wine… and and giveways from over 40 organic, green and local companies. Need I say more? Come party with us and find out how you can celebrate the season and make the […]