Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Berkeley Farmers Market César Chávez Commemoration


César Chávez led the historic non-violent movement for farm worker rights and dedicated himself to building a movement of working people that extended beyond the fields into cities and towns across the nation. César inspired millions to commit to social, economic and civil rights activism. Come celebrate his life and legacy!

A free day of arts performances, speakers, live music, & activism at the Berkeley Farmers' Market


Tuesday, March 27, 2012

3:30 pm-7 pm — farmers’ market hours

Derby St. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Way

Berkeley, California

Convenient public transportation: 5 blocks from the Ashby BART Station,
many buses on MLK and Shattuck, streetparking, wheelchair access

The Berkeley Farmers' Markets proudly accept CalFresh
(Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program/SNAP) food stamp cards
and WIC farmers’ market nutrition program vouchers.

For More Information: (510) 548-3333;

Performances & Presentations:

Cuauhtli Mitotiani Mexica — Aztec Dance

Rafael Jesús González — poet, artist, Professor Emeritus

La Peña ChorusCommunity Chorus for Peace & Justice

Earth Amplified — 'Green Hip Hop' & Conscious 'Roots-Rap-Reggae'

YeYe Latin American Afro-Fusion Band weaving Dance, Music, Poetry

Quenepas — Puerto Rican Bomba & Plena Music & Dance Youth Ensemble

Joy Moore — KPFA host, Founder of Farm Fresh Choice, Edible Educator

Info Booths:
Farm Fresh Choice, SNAG (Seventh Native American Generation),
Label GMOs Campaign, Food First, Planting Justice,
BAHIA (Bay Area Hispano Institute for Advancement)


In collaboration with Berkeley César Chávez Commemoration Committee
Location: Tuesday Berkeley Farmers' Market, Derby Street @ MLK Jr. Way
Wheelchair accessible. 5 blocks from Ashby BART.
Info: visit www.ecologycenter.org or call 510-548-33333

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