March 7, 2017
By: Shelby Pope It started with a lemon tree. Kelly Carlisle didn’t grow up gardening. She didn’t have a windowsill herb garden. She knew about farming, of course, but in her mind there was a disconnect: food just sort of showed up at the grocery store. She worked a corporate job, wearing fancy clothes and … Continue reading KQED Feature – Educating & Uplifting East Oakland Kids
February 22, 2017
Camp ANV: Spring And Summer 2017 Registration Now Open!! A Safe, Clean, EDUCATIONAL place to GROW! AND a TON of FUN! Spring Break Mini-Camp: April 3-7, 2017 from 8am-5pm* Summer Camp ANV: Session 1- June 19- July 14, 2017 Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm* (closed on the 4th of July) Session 2- July 24- August 18, 2017 Mon-Fri … Continue reading Parents: Registration is now OPEN for Camp ANV 2017!!
December 24, 2016
Check out our family holiday photos from our Very First Community Field Trip to Muir Woods in November. AND there is still time to help us reach our $20,000 goal by Dec. 31!
December 13, 2016
Scrambling to find the perfect gift this holiday season? Why not the gift of love, hope, and inspiration to our Oakland community and to your friends and family? Here are a just a few ways you can spread love, warmth, and delicious food while supporting ANV’s efforts to help Oakland youth save money for education, … Continue reading Give the Gift of Love – Donate to ANV this Holiday Season
December 10, 2016
Thank you for getting us 12% toward our $20,000 goal! But we have much further to adhere to our credo of “Deeds, Not Words”. Will YOU STAND with Us and donate before Dec. 31 and match the funds already donated?
December 7, 2016
Acta Non Verba’s work was recently honored in the 2016 Good Food Org Guide by the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank. The vision and objective of this guide is to focus attention on nonprofit organizations who are working in fields, kitchens, classrooms, laboratories, businesses, town halls, and Congress to create a better food system. ANV … Continue reading ANV honored by James Beard Foundation in 2016 Good Food Org Guide
November 25, 2016
Sadly, I am not a poet. Instead, I am grateful. And humbled by the love and trust you and our community places in me and ANV. These past 5 years have gone by in a blur. It is only now, in this moment that I can sigh and say… to all of you, my loves: Thank you. I see you. I appreciate you. We thank you.
November 7, 2016
Thank you all for coming out and supporting us on Nov. 18 – you all donated $802 to help support Acta Non Verba. We greatly appreciate your generosity!
September 26, 2016
ANV will receive donated 5 cent bag credits from partner Whole Foods Oakland starting today until January 15!
July 14, 2016
We’re very excited to announce that Mandela Marketplace will be supporting the Tassafaronga food pantry! Starting July 15th, the pantry will be featuring fresh produce and pantry foods from their food distribution network. Thanks Mandela! Mandela MarketPlace is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with local residents, family farmers, and community-based businesses to improve … Continue reading Our new food pantry partner: Mandela Marketplace!