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Photos from Occupy Our Food Supply day at an East Oakland Community Garden
by Jonathan Nack
Friday Mar 2nd, 2012 6:10 PM
Occupy Our Food Supply day was a work party at the Tassafaronga Youth Urban Farm & Community Garden, Tassafaronga Recreation Center, 975 85th Avenue, Oakland, CA
February 27, 2012
Photo: Jonathan Nack

Photos from Occupy Our Food Supply day at an East Oakland Community Garden

By Jonathan Nack

OAKLAND – It was a busy late afternoon and evening at the Tassafaronga Youth Urban Farm & Community Garden, on February 27. One of many local sites for activities for Occupy Our Food Supply day, [ http://ran.org/occupy-our-food-supply ], a global day action initiated by the Rainforest Action Network, the garden hosted a work party; the sharing of a nutritious meal, much of which was made on site using greens from the garden and other locally sourced foods; a history of, and progress report on, the garden; and information sharing, networking, children playing, and general schmoozing.

The community garden is part of the Tassafaronga Community Center, located at 975 85th Avenue in East Oakland. (The community garden is located at the far end of the ball field behind the rec center, and has an entrance on 83rd Avenue.)

Kelly Carlisle, founder and Executive Director of the Acta Non Verba:Youth Urban Farm Project [ http://www.anvfarm.org/ ], talked about how the garden was started, the progress it has made, and the vision for it's future.

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons from 4 to 6 pm are regular volunteer times for the Tassafaronga community garden. For more information, contact the Tassafarona Recreation Center: (510) 615-5764 or http://www2.oaklandnet.com/Government/o/opr/s/facility/OAK029397
§Sign at entrance on 83rd Ave.
by Jonathan Nack Friday Mar 2nd, 2012 6:10 PM

Tassafaronga Youth Urban Farm & Community Garden
February 27, 2012
Photo: Jonathan Nack
§Garden view 1 of 3
by Jonathan Nack Friday Mar 2nd, 2012 6:10 PM

Tassafaronga Youth Urban Farm & Community Garden
February 27, 2012
Photo: Jonathan Nack
§Garden view 2 of 3
by Jonathan Nack Friday Mar 2nd, 2012 6:10 PM

Tassafaronga Youth Urban Farm & Community Garden
February 27, 2012
Photo: Jonathan Nack
§Garden view 3 of 3
by Jonathan Nack Friday Mar 2nd, 2012 6:10 PM

Tassafaronga Youth Urban Farm & Community Garden
February 27, 2012
Photo: Jonathan Nack
§People lined up to partake in a nutricious meal
by Jonathan Nack Friday Mar 2nd, 2012 6:10 PM

Tassafaronga Youth Urban Farm & Community Garden
February 27, 2012
Photo: Jonathan Nack
§The food
by Jonathan Nack Friday Mar 2nd, 2012 6:10 PM

Tassafaronga Youth Urban Farm & Community Garden
February 27, 2012
Photo: Jonathan Nack
§A delicious salad made with greens from the garden
by Jonathan Nack Friday Mar 2nd, 2012 6:10 PM

Tassafaronga Youth Urban Farm & Community Garden
February 27, 2012
Photo: Jonathan Nack
§Chatting during dinner
by Jonathan Nack Friday Mar 2nd, 2012 6:10 PM

Tassafaronga Youth Urban Farm & Community Garden
February 27, 2012
Photo: Jonathan Nack
§A sharing circle formed
by Jonathan Nack Friday Mar 2nd, 2012 6:10 PM

Tassafaronga Youth Urban Farm & Community Garden
February 27, 2012
Photo: Jonathan Nack

Tassafaronga Youth Urban Farm & Community Garden
February 27, 2012
Photo: Jonathan Nack