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Love the Land March: Earth Day
Date Sunday April 22
Time 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
April 22nd at Ohlone Park @Sacramento Avenue
Farming for the Future, Food for our Families

March for FOOD SOVEREIGNTY (n): the right of communities to their own healthy, local, and sustainably grown food

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Potluck Picnic and Rally at 11AM
March at Noon
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/AuthorLesl Dock
BERKELEY -- In a demonstration of the community’s commitment to food security in the East Bay, proponents of organic, non-GMO, locally grown foods will gather at Ohlone Park at 11AM on April 22nd for public speakers, skill shares, and a potluck culminating in a march through North
The march for Food Sovereignty is a demonstration that industrial agriculture is an unsustainable mode of food production. The SF East Bay is on the forefront of urban agricultural. By growing our own food within the community we protect our right to safe, clean, and genetically diverse produce. This is especially valuable in "food deserts" where healthy and affordable food is not available.
We hold this march in solidarity with all farmers and families throughout the world who have reclaimed unused land in order to grow food on food resiliently on their own terms. We march in solidarity with the International Day of Peasant Struggle. This demonstration also coincides with Earth Day, which highlights the interrelation of food sovereignty and environmental sustainability. Together we celebrate the arrival of spring and the joys of gardening; to bring communities of food-lovers together to promote social justice through ecological agriculture (agroecology).
Added to the calendar on Friday Apr 20th, 2012 8:18 AM

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