“The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.” – Cesar Chavez
Cesar Estrada Chavez is known for his pioneering work in the fight for farmworkers’ rights, environmental justice, and non-violence. In honor of his life as a dedicated labor leader and civil rights activist, Bounty Farm joins other organizations in holding the annual Cesar Chavez Day of Service on March 31st. We will spend the day caring for the land and growing food in community, with community. Please visit our Facebook event here if you’d like to let us know that you’ll be there!
WHERE: Bounty Farm, 55 Shasta Ave, Petaluma
WHEN: Saturday, March 31st, 2018, 9am to 1pm
ACTIVITIES: We will be working in the fields and greenhouse with activities such as potting up plants, weeding, sheet mulching, planting and preparing for the Plant Sale. We will also be holding a sharing circle in remembrance of Cesar Chavez and his work in social justice, workers’ rights, and non-violence. Please bring any quotes, thoughts, or reflections that you would like to share as we honor his legacy.
Kids and families welcome! Please bring clothes you don’t mind getting dirty, snacks, and a reusable water bottle. If you are coming with a group of more than 5 people, we request that you let us know in advance by emailing [email protected]