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After School Program ’17-’18

 December 29, 2017

ANV’s After School Program is small, but MIGHTY! With field trips to the Sunol Ag Park, Lake Chabot and Cooking Classes taught by Cooking Matters! Mr. Kahlil, our program director, Ms. Ashwana, our program coordinator and Mr. Aaron, our farm manager help with homework, tutor our students, work with them on our farm and create … Continue reading After School Program ’17-’18




Take Root: Oakland Grows Food – Exhibit @ OMCA

 December 16, 2017

Get your hands dirty and unearth Oakland’s multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring aspects of growing food in Oakland. Hear personal stories from farmers and growers within the community, see compelling illustrations and maps, and explore hands-on interactive features while you learn what motivations Oaklanders have for growing … Continue reading Take Root: Oakland Grows Food – Exhibit @ OMCA




Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes

 December 15, 2017

In Homegrown Heroes, Chef Lidia Bastianich looks at veterans who return home and find farming to be a path back to civilian life. Seven poignant veterans’ stories take Lidia from the heart of Appalachia in Loom, W.Va. to Richmond, KY and Anaheim, CA, and prove that farming, beekeeping, and raising livestock can help individuals reconnect … Continue reading Lidia Celebrates America: Homegrown Heroes




Deeds & Words Fundraiser

 December 9, 2017

Join Acta Non Verba’s Staff at their 1st ever “Deeds & Words” Fundraiser at our favorite spot, 44 Restaurant, Bar & Lounge in Berkeley! On Thursday, December 14th, 6pm-10pm ANV’s Staff will be hosting a celebration of our collective “Good Deeds” and the “Good Words” that inspire us to keep our good work moving forward. … Continue reading Deeds & Words Fundraiser




Community Field Trip 2017 – Ardenwood Farm

 November 22, 2017

ANV’s 2nd Annual Community Field Trip was a HUGE success! More than 50 community members joined our board members, staff and volunteers for a beautiful day at East Bay Regional Park District’s Ardenwood Historic Farm! We took family portraits with the amazingly talented Pete Rosos of 2812 Photography, had a bbq, took tours and made … Continue reading Community Field Trip 2017 – Ardenwood Farm




Mention in Sunset Magazine – December 2017 Issue

 November 20, 2017

ANV and our Executive Director, Kelly Carlisle, was mentioned in the December issue of Sunset Magazine! Pick up a copy and check it out! Sunset Magazine Official Website




Working In America – Exhibit @ Oakland Public Library

 November 7, 2017

Join us for the launch of the traveling exhibit, “Working in America”, created by Project&, with one of the profiled workers, Kelly D. Carlisle. Kelly is Founder/ Executive Director of Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV), and designed the Readers’ Garden outside of the Children’s Room at the Main Library. Walk through the … Continue reading Working In America – Exhibit @ Oakland Public Library




(Tassa) Ardenwood Farm Flyer

ANV’S 2ND Annual COMMUNITY FIELD TRIP to Ardenwood Farm!

 October 26, 2017

Grab your spot! Join ANV for a fun day out at East Bay Regional Parks District’s  Ardenwood Farm! Just 30 minutes from East Oakland, you and your family will be treated to a naturalist led tour of the this historic farm! Come meet friendly farm animals, join ANV’s Staff and Board for a cookout and … Continue reading ANV’S 2ND Annual COMMUNITY FIELD TRIP to Ardenwood Farm!




Join ANV’s Executive Board and Make More Smiles!

 October 9, 2017

Help ANV Make More Smiles In East Oakland! ANV is looking for folks passionate about our mission to join our Executive Board! We are looking specifically for folks with legal and accounting/ bookkeeping backgrounds, but we welcome ALL applicants! See the Board Member Job Description and find out more HERE: https://anvfarm.org/about/jointheboard/ What are Individual Board Member … Continue reading Join ANV’s Executive Board and Make More Smiles!




Support ANV Two Ways Through Amazon Smile!

 

YOU Can Help ANV Make a Difference Through Shopping at Amazon Smile! 1) Shop at smile.amazon.com and make Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project the Charity you Support! AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to ANV so keep an eye out for items that say: “Eligible for  donation.”! For more … Continue reading Support ANV Two Ways Through Amazon Smile!