A Food Initiative for the Gill Tract (Occupy The Farm)

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When:
November 14, 2014 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
2014-11-14T20:30:00+00:00
2014-11-14T22:30:00+00:00
Where:
To be announced

On Friday Nov 14th, SEAL delegates will be meeting with Chancellor Dirks to present our proposal for a Food Initiative at the Gill Tract Farm.

We have years of visions and designs, years of petitions and public comments, years of community processes pointing towards a student and community desire for an alternative use of the land that does not exploit people and does not pollute the planet. We need the world-renown University of California to have a powerful Food Initiative amplifying the voices from the grassroots and producing community-driven research to find solutions to the pressing environmental problems we face today.

Nov 14th is the day. Let’s show our Chancellor the student and community power behind halting the development and engaging in a community-design process for all 20 acres of the Gill Tract Farm.

Facebook event & RSVP.  (Check for location details)

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How can you help?? So glad you asked!

> Get inspired at the Occupy the Farm Film! It is having its theatrical premiere right here in Berkeley! Nov 7th-Nov 14th.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1698666823691759/

> If you have not done so already, please sign our petition:
bit.ly/FoodInitiative

> Like us on Facebook and share our posts!
https://www.facebook.com/studentsforengagedandactivelearning?ref=br_tf

> You can use this form letter to email and message your friends and family:
http://sealstudents.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/sample-email-outreach.pdf

> We love our campaign co-sponsors! Are you part of a food justice, urban garden, environmental justice, local economies, or other related organization and would be interested in signing on as a co-sponsor? email us!
http://sealstudents.wordpress.com/community-support/

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