First Team Run 2014


OFPC kicked off our first training run around Lake Merritt Sunday June 1st, 2014! We look forward to much more training in preparation for our upcoming Run Against The Odds 2015!!


Setting Firm Roots: Food Justice without Displacement

May 2014 Forum

NOTE: You can download the notes from this session here.

Join Oakland Food Policy Council, People’s Grocery, TransForm, Causa Justa: Just Cause, Acta Non Verba, Phat Beets, and others for a panel discussion and community dialogue on anti-displacement strategies for the food movement.

When: Saturday, May 3rd, 10AM-1PM 

Where: Impact Hub Oakland, 2323 Broadway Blvd, Rm H

What: OFPC has partnered with People’s Grocery to present a panel of speakers from allied sectors in housing, transit, and living wages, who have decades of experience in anti-displacement strategies. This will be a learning session where we discuss and learn how we might integrate effective anti-displacement strategies into our work for a just and sustainable food system!

Also: Child care and light refreshments will be provided.

April 8th: Urban Ag Social Movie Night


Two of our favorite Oakland institutions are coming together to kick off the spring with a screening of the movie Growing Cities! Join OFPC at Movie Night and Urban Ag Social at the New Parkway Theater, presented by the Institute of Urban Homesteading.

Tuesday April 8th, 7pm (arrive any time after 6pm to get your pizza and beer and socialize with farming friends). The evening will include updates on oakland food policy, prizes, jam tasting and jam swap and more TBA.
Bring a jar of homemade jam (chutney, pickles or anything else in a sealed, shelf-safe jar) to share and one to trade! All this for only $8 Get your tickets by clicking here.

And please spread the word! Let’s make this a real social!