May 22, 2018
Join us and the rest of our ANV family, to celebrate 8 years at our 2nd annual fundraiser: A Climate to Bring Seeds Up Location: Eastside Lounge @ the Oakland A’s Stadium Time: 6 pm – 10 pm This is a family friendly event! Get your EARLY BIRD tickets HERE!
April 26, 2018
There is a first for everything, including Camp ANV’s First Saturday Community Day!!!! We are so excited to spend Saturday from 12pm-4pm with campers, neighbors, and anyone who wants to spend a fun filled day in the sun. This Community Day will include: an open house, bake sale, car wash, and community farm day. Our … Continue reading Join Us For ANV’s First Saturday Community Day- May 5th!
April 17, 2018
Spring Break Mini-Camp 2018 What a jam packed week we had for Spring Break camp this year! Thanks to the hard work of Camp Director, Kahlil Johnson and Team ANV, Spring 2018 was our largest spring break camp to date – with more campers came more excitement, more learning, and more adventure! Our farm is … Continue reading Spring Break Mini-Camp 2018 RECAP
March 14, 2018
Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) and the Oakland A’s announced yesterday the creation of The Farm, an originative garden designed by ANV’s Farm Manager, Aaron De La Cerda & ANV Consultant, Gino Orlando. Additionally, the A’s have partnered with Acta Non Verba to lead food justice and leadership programming on the Farm. … Continue reading Acta Non Verba Partners with the Oakland Athletics for “The Farm”!
February 6, 2018
BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE! SHOUTOUT!! is a new SEASONAL SERIES, hosted by Era Art Bar and Lounge. Gratitude to Era for inviting ANV to co-host their kick-off event on February 15, 8pm – 12am! Link to tickets above. Register Today
February 2, 2018
A Safe, Clean, EDUCATIONAL place to GROW! AND a TON of FUN! Spring Break Mini-Camp: April 2-6, 2018 from 8am-5pm* Summer Camp ANV: Session 1- June 11- July 6, 2018 Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm* (closed on the 4th of July) Session 2- July 16- August 10, 2018 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm* Located at Tassafaronga Recreation Center: 975 85th … Continue reading Camp ANV Returns this Spring and Summer
Acta Non Verba and our founder Kelly Carlisle were featured with our partners at Clif Bar in Clif Stories. Watch this awesome video and read about our amazing campers! Clif Stories: Dreams Grow on An Urban Farm Full Post Strolling past raised beds of peppers, strawberries, and five varieties of tomatoes—including an eye-catching black variety … Continue reading Clif Stories: Dreams Grow on An Urban Farm
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
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
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