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Acta Non Verba’s 2nd Annual Silent Reading Benefit Party: Rise Up!

 September 26, 2019

Join us in celebrating Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project’s 2nd Annual Silent Reading Benefit Party, hosted by world renown MC & Poet, Ms. Ryan Nicole! PLUS!! Meet our New York Times best selling guest author, Justina Ireland!  Bring your favorite book to the gorgeous Lake Merritt Sailboat House (568 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland) the evening … Continue reading Acta Non Verba’s 2nd Annual Silent Reading Benefit Party: Rise Up!




Sponsor Acta Non Verba’s 2nd Annual Silent Reading Party Benefit: Rise Up!

 September 16, 2019

  Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) is an East Oakland based nonprofit organization that was established in 2010 to empower youth to plan, plant, harvest and sell organically grown produce. Uniquely, 100% of the proceeds are placed into savings accounts for their educational pathway. We invite you and your organization to participate … Continue reading Sponsor Acta Non Verba’s 2nd Annual Silent Reading Party Benefit: Rise Up!




Camp ANV Summer 2019 Recap!

 August 22, 2019

From the desk of our Camp Manager, Miss Nataly ortiz:  During Session One of Camp ANV 2019, campers enjoyed art classes, photography, and were empowered through farming, cooking, and fun & educational field trips! A special thank you to Revolution Foods, who paid us a visit with their Mobile Kitchen showing us more examples of … Continue reading Camp ANV Summer 2019 Recap!




Acta Non Verba in NYC for the 2019 Renewal Awards!

 April 5, 2019

This week the Atlantic and Allstate announced the winners of the fourth annual Renewal Awards Wednesday at an event in New York City! This annual event recognizes non-profit organizations that are stepping in to play a vital role in building healthy, sustainable, and equitable communities.  Five winners from across the country were carefully selected from … Continue reading Acta Non Verba in NYC for the 2019 Renewal Awards!




The Success of Grow Your Imagination 2018!

 December 20, 2018

Here’s what happened that night: “Loved it! It was fun and tasty and informative. I learned about a new author and got a chance to buy an autographed book! Thanks ANV!” -GYI Attendee The evening began at the VIP gathering at Lungomare Restaurant in Jack London Square, featuring drinks and lite bites. Then a beautiful ferry … Continue reading The Success of Grow Your Imagination 2018!




Grow Your Imagination! A Silent Reading Party Benefit for Acta Non Verba

 October 30, 2018

Acta Non Verba would like to thank all of those who attended and supported this event! Here are some highlights from “Grow Your Imagination” A Silent Reading Party Benefit for Acta Non Verba! Photos courtesy of ©Pete Rosos Photography GIY- Flyer w sponsors




ANV’s 3rd Annual Community Field Trip is Happening on Saturday, 11/17 at Redwood Regional Park in Oakland!

 October 10, 2018

Family Photos by Pete Rosos of 2812 Photography. All Rights Reserved. Grab your spot! Join ANV for a fun day out at East Bay Regional Parks District’s  Redwood Regional Park! Just 20 minutes from Tassafaronga Recreation Center, you and your family will be treated to a naturalist led tour of this beautiful park! See our video … Continue reading ANV’s 3rd Annual Community Field Trip is Happening on Saturday, 11/17 at Redwood Regional Park in Oakland!




Our First Delivery to Mandela Foods Cooperative!

 October 8, 2018

Photos Courtesy of Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project | All Right Reserved Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Our After-School Program (ASP) made their first store delivery to Mandela Foods Cooperative Grocery Store, last week! Youth members participating in ASP pick fresh pineapple-guavas from our WOW Farm site. We walked them across the street and … Continue reading Our First Delivery to Mandela Foods Cooperative!




Sponsor Acta Non Verba’s “Grow Your Imagination” Silent Reading Party Benefit on 11/29/18!

 October 5, 2018

Dear Community Partner,                  Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) – an East Oakland non-profit organization – was established in 2010 to empower youth to plan, plant, harvest and sell organically grown produce.  Uniquely, 100% of the proceeds are placed into savings accounts for their educational pathway. Today, we are writing to invite you … Continue reading Sponsor Acta Non Verba’s “Grow Your Imagination” Silent Reading Party Benefit on 11/29/18!




WOW Farm is Now a Project of Acta Non Verba!

 September 26, 2018

Photos By Aaron De La Cerda and Kahlil Johnson All Rights Reserved. What is Wow Farm? Wow Farm has operated in West Oakland for nearly 20 years and is now a project of Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project! At Wow Farm we employ organic and natural farming methods to grow more than 20 … Continue reading WOW Farm is Now a Project of Acta Non Verba!