Just a reminder about the Food Justice/Urban Ag Bike Tour for 10/10/10. Its HELLA grassroots and free, fun, and for-surely-inspiring! I hope many of you can make it. Please spread the word, facebook, personal invites to friends you want there, etc. Start out with a bike ride in the morning, then head over to the Laney College party organized by Bay Localize, Ella Baker, Oakland Climate Action Coalition, and Communi-tree.
For those who aren’t too tired out after the work-parties, bike rides, and concerts, some of us will also be hosting another “Radical Film Night” at the Newton House (285 Newton Ave., starting around 6:30) where we will be showing the film “Gashole” or a series of film shorts highlighting innovative alternative sustainable economic enterprises.
Here are the details:
Join Planting Justice, Walk Oakland Bike Oakland, People’s Grocery, Phat Beets, and other community organizations on a Food Justice Bike Tour on October 10 as part of 350.org’s Global Work Party to highlight innovative local urban agriculture and food justice initiatives while burning fat, not oil.
We will start at Planting Justice’s rooftop garden in Temescal (5252 Claremont Ave., next to DMV) and from there we will visit inspiring sites in West and North Oakland, including a worker-owned food coop, community gardens, a greywater project (possibly), a greenhouse, and other sites that demonstrate local sustainable food projects. Continue reading »