News & Media

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!




Summer Camp 2017

 August 21, 2017

5 Years of Camp ANV has taught us MANY lessons! The most important one? That kids RULE!  Farming, Cooking, Drumming, Dance, Visual arts and Mixed Media… (Including our first Podcasts!) PLUS, swimming, and all KINDS of field trips! WHEW! 8 weeks of ADVENTURE, a LIFETIME of memories! As our campers say: “Camp ANV, the BEST … Continue reading Summer Camp 2017




Planet Bee Project 2017

 August 8, 2017

We are so grateful to the Planet Bee Foundation for partnering with ANV the past 5 years! If you are lucky enough to receive ANV’s RAW Honey maybe in your CSA Subscription or as a Friend of the Farm gift, you can thank this wonderful organization!  They work tirelessly to educate youth and adults about … Continue reading Planet Bee Project 2017




Meet Visual Arts Specialist: Arturo Arechiga at Camp ANV!

 May 23, 2017

Arturo Arechiga is graduate of the Academy of Art University, with a Bachelors in Animation and Visual effects. Born and raised in East Oakland, Arturo never gave up on the possibility of being a visual artist, regardless of financial needs and environmental distractions. Now he is a visual artist instructor in his home town hoping … Continue reading Meet Visual Arts Specialist: Arturo Arechiga at Camp ANV!




Meet Cooking Specialist: Chris Taylor at Camp ANV!

 

Chef Chris from Zella B. BooSer Catering is at Summer Camp ANV for the second year in a row!!  Chef Christopher’s family has a long lineage of cooking soulful meals and he attributes his deep passion and inspiration of recipes to the many family holidays, cook outs and Sunday dinners;spending many summers and holidays with … Continue reading Meet Cooking Specialist: Chris Taylor at Camp ANV!




Meet Mixed Media Specialist: Gary (G-Biz) Bizer at Camp ANV!

 

Teaching Photography, Videography, DJ-ing and Podcasting, 2017 marks Gary’s 2nd Year at Camp ANV! Register your children today!  Gary Bizer is an Oakland resident who is excited about working with Oakland youth and developing their media skills in DJing, photography, videography, and audio production. He is also an On-Air Personality with iHeart Radio here in the … Continue reading Meet Mixed Media Specialist: Gary (G-Biz) Bizer at Camp ANV!




Kelly Carlisle Gives TEDx Talk

 May 17, 2017

The Little Lemon Tree of Life – The discovery of a lemon tree in a nursery transformed the way Kelly sees the world, food and justice. TEDxOnBoard in San Francisco on February 25th, 2017. Enjoy the video below.




Camp ANV Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

 March 28, 2017

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s): Is There an Income Requirement/Maximum? Nope! Camp ANV accepts kids from any and all income levels! If cost is an issue, please email us about a Campership. Can a Child Attend for Just One Week? Yes! But, your child must attend 4 weeks (in total) of camp in order to qualify for our partnership … Continue reading Camp ANV Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)