Phat Beets Produce Food N’ Justice Workshop Series

EVERY SATURDAY!

Come check out the Food N’ Justice Workshop series, presented by Phat Beets Produce.  Always free at the  Saturday North Oakland Farmers’ Market, usually 11-1pm. Our workshop series is located at:

942 Stanford St, Oakland 94608 @Lowell

Here’s a listing of the upcoming workshops in August.  And don’t miss MG’s Workshop –  “Freedom Fighting While Defending the Earth” – on September 15th! More info to come.

  • July 28, 2012

    Homemade Food Swap

    Start Time: 11:00 am | Ends: 1:00 pm

    Description: EBCA Homemade Food Swap is a place for home cooks, bakers, caners, picklers, jamers, growers, and general “put up-ers” to get together and swap their speciality homemade food items with others in a silent auction style village marketplace. Your homemade creations (breads, jams, pickles, canned goods, backyard produce/eggs, home brews, etc.) become your own personal currency for use in swapping with other participants.

    Participation is free but you must pre-register to attend:http://ebcaswaps.blogspot.com/p/sign-up-for-our-next-swap.html

    More info: http://ebcaswaps.blogspot.com/

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  • August 4, 2012

    THE COUNCIL ON FOOD: Oakland Food Policy Council

    Start Time: 11:00 am |Ends: 1:00 pm

    Description: The Council on Food

    Learn more about how through the tradition of a council, you have a direct hand in implementing change in your community. By using the Oakland Food Policy Council as an example, join us to discuss exciting changes that are happening in the city of Oakland around food access, jobs and local business, and how these changes affect you. Presented by Esperanza Pallana of the Oakland Food Policy and fierce urban ag and animal husbandry advocate.

    FREE AS ALWAYS!
    more info at http://www.phatbeetsproduce.org/events
    foodnjustice@phatbeetsproduce.org
    RSVP http://tinyurl.com/8x48c6o

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  • August 11, 2012

    Practicing Allyship in the Food Justice Movement

    Start Time: 11:00 am | Ends: 1:00 pm

    Description: Intentions and Allyship

    How do your intentions interact with the way you practice Allyship? Using Image Theater, the group will explore our personal intentions for the food system and how they interact with our role as allies. Presented by Nikki Henderson, Executive Director of People’s Grocery.

    FREE AS ALWAYS!

    more info at http://www.phatbeetsproduce.org/events
    foodnjustice@phatbeetsproduce.org
    RSVP http://tinyurl.com/8x48c6o

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  • August 18, 2012

    Karenni Bamboo Weaving (Burma)

    Start Time: 11:00 am | Ends: 1:00 pm

    Description: Karenni Bamboo Weaving Demonstration – Me Reh and Ko Reh, refugee artisans from the occupied Karenni State (Burma), will demonstrate bamboo weaving and carving techniques traditional to the Karenni people. Using Oakland-grown green bamboo, the demonstration will cover principles of basket-making, mat weaving and various other practical uses for the home and garden. Baskets will be available for sale as well and will benefit these families.

    Event is free. More info foodnjustice@phatbeetsproduce.org
    RSVP http://tinyurl.com/8x48c6o

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  • August 25, 2012

    Communication with People Workshop*Non-Violent Communication

    Start Time: 11:00 am | Ends: 1:00 pm

    Description: FREE!!!
    Title: Communication with People Workshop
    August 25
    Judith Katz, Connection Action Project
    Here are three questions to determine whether this is a workshop for you:
    1) Do you ever say things that you later regret?
    2) Do you want to others to feel more at ease sharing their true feelings with you?
    3) Would you like to improve your ability to speak in ways that earn people’s respect and trust?
    If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may want to learn more about Nonviolent Communication (NVC). This workshop will provide information and practice opportunities about a) articulating yourself with honesty and power; b) holding space for others to safely express their vulnerabilities; and c) creating solutions out of difficult situations.
    The NVC model, created by Dr. Marshall Rosenberg over 4 decades ago, has been used to heal conflicts in over 40 countries. This workshop will be geared to both NVC newcomers, as well as people wanting to brush up their skills. Join us on August 25 to grow your communication muscle.

    RSVP http://tinyurl.com/8x48c6o

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