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September 2017

World School Milk Day Counter-Celebration

September 30, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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For the first time ever, World School Milk Day will be met with a counter-celebration. Join us for a celebration of the abundance of wholesome foods that exists in nature and in various food cultures. World School Milk Day encourages children and their parents to think of milk as uniquely suited to fulfill children's nutritional requirements, thus devaluing the many healthy calcium-rich foods that are eaten around the world. In contrast, ours will be a true celebration of health and abundance. Our Counter-Celebration…

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October 2017

Conversation on Veganic Farming

October 15, 2017 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Meet like-minded people and share ideas and best practices on promoting veganics at this meeting of the Working Group on Veganic Farming. Please bring a vegan snack to share. This event will be hosted at Impact Hub at 1885 Mission St. Please ring 415-886-7848 when you arrive to be buzzed in. Facebook event.

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#GetMilkOut Presentation and Vegan Dinner

October 18, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Opera Plaza Community Room, 601 Van Ness
San Francisco,
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Nassim Nobari will speak about Seed the Commons' campaign to #GetMilkOut of San Francisco school meals at the weekly vegan dinner hosted by SF Wellness Central. Learn more about school milk.

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People of Color: Animal Rights, Advocacy and Food Justice Conference

October 21, 2017

Nassim Nobari will speak at the 2nd POC: Animal Rights, Advocacy and Food Justice Conference. A talk description will be posted soon. Purchase tickets.

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December 2017

Epic Vegan Pizza Duel and Fundraiser

December 1, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Nick’s Kitchen, 2449 Geneva Ave
Daly City, California 94014
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Seed the Commons and vegan Filipino restaurant Nick's Kitchen throw down their pizza skills for this epic duel and fundraiser. Support the People's Harvest Forum, cheer for your favorite team, and eat more decadent vegan pizza in one night than you've done in your entire life. The two teams will be serving up vegan pizza all night and a percentage of the proceeds will be donated to Seed the Commons to cover costs for this year's People's Harvest Forum. If you…

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People’s Harvest Forum

December 9, 2017 - December 11, 2017

Join us for the world's only forum on radical food politics that incorporates a vegan ethic.

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February 2018

Changing the World Through Food Systems: A Call for Radical Food Activism

February 20 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Seed the Commons director Nassim Nobari will speak of the importance of grassroots activism to reclaim our food systems from corporate control, while offering a critique of the food movement’s celebration of animal husbandry and the increased popularity of grazing. These stem from a Eurocentric worldview that sees the absence of farm animals as an inherent lack, and reproduce colonial dynamics. She invites us to view plant-based food systems as vibrant, dynamic and wholly sufficient, and will speak of the…

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Exploring Justice Along the Food Chain: A Vegetable Tamale Workshop

February 21 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
UCLA Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden, 707 Tiverton Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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A couple years ago for Cesar Chavez Day, Seed the Commons developed a vegan tamale workshop that explores social justice along the food chain. Learning about food systems while nomming on delicious healthy tamales turned out to be a winning combo, and we have since been invited to lead this workshop in partnership with various organizations. We're excited to go to LA next month and hold it at UCLA! It will be slightly modified as it will be a demo,…

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Veganic Gardening Workshop

February 25 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
1885 Mission St., 1885 Mission St.
San Francisco,
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ATTENTION!!!!!!! Due to the cold weather, we are changing the location of the event. The workshop will be held at 1885 Mission St, at Mission and 15th. When you arrive, text or call 415-886-7848 and we will open the door for you. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- We're back with a new series of veganic gardening workshops! Matt Loisel, long-time veganic gardener and founder of Lazy Millennial Farms, will teach how to start a garden and grow our own food organically, without using the…

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March 2018

#GetMilkOut Signature Gathering

March 3 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

We will be gathering signatures for our petition to get milk out of San Francisco school meals (read more: http://seedthecommons.org/getmilkout/). Email us to volunteer. The meeting point is in San Francisco and will determined closer to date.

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