Food Justice Panelists at Harvest Festival
A major goal of UCGTCF is to address how we can meet the food security needs of our communities while working to change the economic, political and social systems that have created great inequalities in our society. At the Harvest Festival on Sunday, we’ll have a food justice panel starting at 3 pm to strive to answer these very questions. Brandi Mack, national director of the Butterfly Movement and outreach team member for Permaculture Convergence, has been practicing perma
African American Herbalism Panel at UCGTCF's Harvest Festival!
This Sunday, straight after our farm fresh lunch, we’ll be blessed to learn from four amazing ladies about African American herbalism in the Northern East Bay. One of these ladies is named Iyalode Kinney, founder and garden director of CURME (Communities United Restoring Mother Earth). Iyalode grew up in San Francisco in the 1950s and found a connection with Mother Earth at a very early age. At six years old, she explains, “I started on my quest of working with the soil, cu
Halloween Harvest Festival: A Delicious Vision for Gill Tract
This month, UC Gill Tract Community Farm invites all to come and join together in celebrating the Earth, the Farm, and all of the exciting growth the Farm is experiencing. In July of 2014, UCGTCF was awarded a grant through the Global Food Initiative, a UC system-wide program that aims to create a more sustainable and nutritious food system. The evolutionary effects this funding has had on the Farm have been incredible! One witness of these positive changes is Rebecca Correa