June's Food Sovereignty Action Day

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Austin Green Team

168 North Laramie

Chicago, IL 60649

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Advocates for Urban Agriculture (AUA) is organizing Food Sovereignty Action Days at community gardens and urban farms across the city all season long and we want you! These group volunteering action days seek to:

  • Support food sovereignty: the right of peoples to define their own food and agriculture systems
  • Cultivate healthy and culturally relevant food and medicine produced through ecologically sound methods
  • Connect community-based urban growing projects with needed People Power
  • Strengthen Chicago’s urban ag community and networks by forging new relationships across the city

Join us for all this and more with the Austin Green Team, whose mission is to enhance the quality of life in Austin by
working collaboratively with local stakeholders in supporting and beautifying the
neighborhood
! This neighborhood group of six volunteer run community gardens has been serving Austin neighbors for nearly 30 years.

No prior experience necessary, and there's tasks to suit all experience levels. Please RSVP and come in gardening clothes and closed toe shoes. Bring a water bottle and gardening gloves (if you have them, if not we’ll have extras). Contact Nick with questions at outreach@auachicago.org. There’s no better way to experience the impact of urban agriculture than by getting out into Chicago’s urban fields - see you there!

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