Community Day in the Victory Garden October 18 | Civil Eats

Community Day in the Victory Garden October 18

This Saturday, October 18, from 11am to 3pm, Slow Food Nation is hosting activities and workshops for kids and adults on how to grow food in San Francisco. The morning features hands-on educational garden activities for kids, including a puppet show on nutrition; the afternoon features short workshops on urban farming and a performance by the Brass Liberation Orchestra. Parents, bring your kids!

11am to 1pm: Local garden teachers and puppeteers lead activities for children to enjoy and learn about the garden. Suitable for all ages, including parents.

1pm to 2pm: Urban farmers and local gardeners present on topics such as “Guerilla Gardening” and “Perennials and Herbs in San Francisco.”

2pm: Performance by the Brass Liberation Orchestra!

If you have questions or want to host a workshop activity, please write to gordon[at]slowfoodnation[dot]org.

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Participating organizations:
Alemany Farm
Urban Sprouts
Edible Schoolyard
Puppet Medicine
Urban Permaculture Guild
and the Brass Liberation Orchestra

The next Community Days are November 1 and November 22. Check for updates!

Photo by Scott Chernis

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Gordon Jenkins is the Time for Lunch Campaign Coordinator at Slow Food USA. He is the Director of and was an organizer for Slow Food Nation 2008. He has served as an assistant to Alice Waters and as a student farmer and writer for the Yale Sustainable Food Project. Read more >

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