Monday, April 21, 2014

May 2014: Classes, Training, & Community

Spring Plant Sale
Come on down to the Spring Plant Sale on Saturday May 3 from 10 am-3 pm and May 4, from 1 pm- 2pm. The sale is taking place in the Barn Theater on the corner of Bay and High street. Choose from a vast array of organically gown vegetables, annual flowers, and perennials. For a comprehensive list of all of the plants that will be for sale, click here. Admission is free and for any questions, check out the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems' website.

CASFS Plant Sale & Demeter Seed Library's Grab'N Swap
Join campus gardeners, backyard green-thumbs, and others at the UCSC CASFS Plant Sale on May 3rd & 4th from 10am-3pm on 5/3 and 10am-2pm on 5/4. The sale will be taking place at the base of campus beside the Barn Theater. Demeter Seed Project is also going to be on hand from 10am-2pm daily offering organic, heirloom seasonal seeds! For more information, visit CASFS's website

AG Against Hunger Volunteering Opportunity
Come volunteer for an incredible opportunity to alleviate hunger in our local area, providing low income people with fruits and vegetables. Volunteers are led into farmer's fields to harvest surplus crops and clean the produce. Volunteers will be asked to sign a waiver before they begin as well as duties in data creation and report administration. For more information on how to get involved in this cause AG Against Hunger's website.

Slug Bike Party Around Campus
Get on your bike and ride! Come to the Stevenson Main Quad on May 3rd at 3:30 pm! This mini-event, taking place during the Bike & Food Justice Festival, will have a group heading off on bikes to explore easy and secret routes around campus while also touring some beautiful campus gardens. Bring a bike, helmet and comfy shoes! For more information, contact Melissa Ott, mott [at] ucsc [dot] edu or check out the event page here. Let's ride!

Annual Strawberry N' Justice Festival at the CASFS
On Thursday, May 15th from 4-6:30 PM, come on down to the CASFS farm! The incredible annual strawberry and justice festival that weaves in organic berries into the heart of food and labor issues representative of challenges in the Central Coast. Through interactive tabling, live music and cultural performances, tours, and justice themed activities this free public event is not to be missed! If your organization would like to table, or for more general information, please click here. For more info email FSWG at ucscfswg@gmail.com. 



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