April 8th: Urban Ag Social Movie Night

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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!

Run for Food Justice 2014!

Join us on Sunday, March 23rd in running for a healthier you and a healthy food system! There are many ways to participate, from a 5km to a full marathon. Let’s start the year fresh and fit!

We’re asking each team member to raise $200 in support of the Oakland Food Policy Council. Each member who meets this goal will receive a gift. There are also prizes for the top three fundraisers on our team!

Top prize: Lake Chabot Golf Course offers 18 holes for four players with a half cart amongst the stunning panoramic views of the city of Oakland, the Bay Bridge and Lake Chabot.

Second prize: Not enough drama in your daily life? Discover high comedy, enchanting romance, and backstabbing murders with two tickets to Berkeley Repertory Theater, a national leader in innovative theater.

Third prize: Ever wonder what life is like under the San Francisco Bay? Ever see a bat ray pounce or a kelp dragon in all its glory?  Now is your opportunity to explore through 300 feet of crystal clear tunnels with over 20,000 marine animals native to the Bay. Tickets for two to the San Francisco Bay Aquarium.

To register, please click here.

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer on the day of the run, please contact Council Director, Esperanza.

Course map can be found here.