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Food Justice

Women of Color Cook Eat & Talk: How white allies can help undo racism

by (OKT)

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

Our Kitchen Table (OKT) is merging two of its mainstay event series, "Cook, Eat & Talk and Women of Color Convenings" into one series offered quarterly during 2016. "Women of Color Cook, Eat & Talk" ...

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OKT offers free Food Justice class

by (OKT)

Submitted 11-09-2015 under NONPROFITS

Our Kitchen Table is offering a free, four-week class series, The Food Justice Movement: Moving Forward on Saturday mornings, 10  a.m. to 12 p.m. starting Nov. 14 at Garfield Park Lodge, 334 Burton St. SE 49507. This updated series...

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Claiming your place at the table

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 09-22-2015 under OPINION

On September 21, 2001, a group of about 25 people representing all sectors of the food community - from farmers to schools to clinics to social agencies addressing hunger - gathered at what is now known as Feeding America West Michigan. With...

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OKT to host Aug. 12 event, "Let's talk Food Security & Sovereignty" with special guest Mike Cohen

by (OKT)

Submitted 08-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

Join Our Kitchen Table at a potluck and discussion this Wednesday, August 12, at the Garfield Park Lodge (334 Burton SE 49507) at 6:30 to talk about food security and sovereignty. Farmer and ecologist Mark Cohen, an organic certifier and ...

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Our Kitchen Table works to empower and support Southeast residents

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 07-31-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Focusing on the Southeast area of Grand Rapids, the organization Our Kitchen Table (OKT) is actively empowering community members to reexamine their food system and giving them the tools to improve their health and environment. Lisa Oliver King,...

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Our Kitchen Table Food Justice Primer

by (OKT)

Submitted 05-04-2015 under

Explore our current food system, food justice principles and how we can practice food justice in Grand Rapids. Our Kitchen Table is a non-profit, grassroots community activist organization working for environmental justice and food...

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Have you considered growing your own healthy food?

by (OKT)

Submitted 03-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

As the first day of spring approaches, local, grassroots nonprofit, Our Kitchen Table (OKT) is growing food plants at the Blandford Farm greenhouses. In May, OKT will distribute these food plants to the families and individuals...

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Food Justice Workshop

by (OKT)

Submitted 02-17-2015 under

Explore our current food system, learn about food justice principles and discover how we can practice food justice in Grand Rapids. Free! · Monday March 23, 6 - 8 p.m. · Tuesday March 24, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Our Kitchen Table...

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Free five week food justice class starts November 15

by (OKT)

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Food Politics and the Food Justice Movement: Moving Forward, 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays Nov. 15, 22, Dec. 6, 13 & 20 at Garfield Park Lodge, 334 Burton St. SE  Whether you are a professional actively involved in local...

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"Bike the Foodscape" with OKT Saturday

by (OKT)

Submitted 09-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Meet OKT at the Southeast Area Farmers’ Market this Saturday Sept. 27 at 3 p.m. to join the OKT “Bike the Foodscape” bicycle tour of SECA neighborhood. The tour will leave from G R Ford Academic Center promptly at 3:30 and return...

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