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June 2018

Seed the Commons at Sunday Streets

June 3 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

With San Francisco hosting the Global Climate Action Summit this September, Seed the Commons is busy mobilizing civil society around the need to move away from industrial and animal agriculture to cool the planet. We will be at the Sunset/GG Park Sunday Streets on June 3 and at other Sunday Streets this summer to spread the word and encourage San Franciscans to: Eliminate animal products from their diets Promote plant-based agroecology as a true solution to Climate Change Show up for…

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Climate March Plant-Based Meeting

June 10 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1885 Mission St., 1885 Mission St.
San Francisco,
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This meeting is to discuss and plan the plant-based contingent(s) of the Climate March, which will take place in San Francisco on Sep 8. It is open to everyone in the plant-based and animal rights communities. Activists and decision-makers will be pouring into San Francisco from around the world for the Global Climate Action Summit (Sep 12-14). Seed the Commons and the Climate-Friendly Agriculture Alliance are part of a growing coalition of organizations planning the Climate March, and we invite…

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Animal Rights National Conference

June 29 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sheraton Gateway Hotel Los Angeles, CA + Google Map

Nassim Nobari will speak about the globalization of dairy through school milk programs at the Animal Rights National Conference.

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August 2018

Veganic For Climate: Panel and Reception

August 3 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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As San Francisco gears up for the Global Climate Action Summit, Seed the Commons has launched #Veganic4Climate, a campaign that aims to center agriculture in the conversation on global warming and promote veganic farming as the basis of a climate-friendly food system. Join us as we present our campaign and speak of the why and how of veganic farming. The evening will include a panel with Nassim Nobari, Chema Hernández Gil and Mona Seymour, followed by a free vegan reception. PROGRAM…

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Veganic Gardening Workshop

August 26 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Secret Garden, 2710a Harrison Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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This is the 3rd workshop of our 2018 series. Each workshop can be taken as a stand-alone or as part of the series. We will speak about planning for winter, cover cropping and overwintering crops. Matt Loisel, long-time veganic gardener and founder of Lazy Millennial Farms, teaches how to start and maintain a healthy garden and grow our own food organically, without using the animal inputs commonly used in organics such as manure, blood or bonemeal. Gardening without synthetic or…

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September 2018

Art Build for Veganic For Climate

September 3 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Secret Garden, 2710a Harrison Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join us to make signs and art for the veganic contingent at the largest climate march in West Coast history! Snacks and art materials will be provided.  

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Art Build for Veganic for Climate

September 5 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Secret Garden, 2710a Harrison Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join us to make signs and art for the veganic contingent at the largest climate march in West Coast history! Snacks and art materials will be provided.  

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Veganic Bloc at RISE for Climate, Jobs & Justice

September 8 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Join the Veganic For Climate contingent on Sep. 8 as we march alongside thousands of people for the largest climate march in history: RISE for Climate, Jobs & Justice! As global warming threatens us, the good news is that we have practical solutions to reduce our carbon emissions and slow the pace of global warming for future generations. According to conservative estimates, animal agriculture is responsible for 14.5% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions and industrial agriculture on the whole…

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Rise For Climate: Food, Agriculture and the Environment

September 9 @ 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mission Neighborhood Center, 362 Capp St.
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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On the heels of the Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice march, Seed the Commons will host this special event to discuss the relationship between what we eat, how we grow food and our environmental crises. It will feature a round-table conversation with veganic farmers who are on the front line of fighting climate change. We'll close this amazing weekend in a beautiful courtyard with activist theater and a vegan BBQ. Please join us and invite all who want to…

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Veganic Farming: Growing the Movement for Climate-Friendly Agriculture

September 10 @ 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th St,
San Francisco, CA 94110
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Seed the Commons will present a veganic panel at Soil Not Oil, a grassroots environmental conference that explores alternatives to industrial agriculture. Alisha Utter is a Plant and Soil Science/Agroecology PhD student and veganic farmer. She will speak about developing plant-based agroecological practices. Mona Seymour is an Associate Professor of Urban and Environmental Studies at Loyola Marymount University. She will give an overview of the state of veganic farming in the US and will speak of some of the challenges…

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