Thursday, April 8, 2010
Check out this press release from OBUGS about fresh, local, organic food grown by Oakland Youth!
Oakland, CA, April 6, 2010 - YOBUGS, a youth entrepreneurship program of
OBUGS, is now operating a stand at the Berkeley Organic Farmer's Market. Items for sale include organic dog treats, rosemary sea salts and fresh herb bundles (rosemary, thyme, sage and bay leaves). All ingredients are fresh from OBUGS' organic gardens. Won't you join us the last Thursday of every month? Just look for the OBUGS canopy!
WHEN: Last Thursday of every month, 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, following regular market schedule.
WHERE: Berkeley Organic Farmer's Market (Shattuck Avenue at Rose Street).
About OBUGS: For eleven years, OBUGS (Oakland Based Urban Gardens) has been building healthy communities through experiential learning programs offered to children, youth, and families in a network of school and neighborhood gardens, green spaces, and farmers' markets. OBUGS offers in- and
after-school, summer camp and youth entrepreneurship programs geared towards nutritional, scientific and environmental education. OBUGS is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The YOBUGS program gives middle-school aged Oakland youth the opportunity to develop real-world business skills in a safe and fun team setting. In addition, many kids in the program foster and take away a newly found
appreciation for responsible nutrition and environmental stewardship.
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More information about OBUGS and the Berkeley Farmer's Market can be
found at www.obugs.org and www.ecologycenter.org/bfm.