September Newsletter

 Join Pathways 2 Resilience!
The next cohort of our re-entry program, Pathways 2 Resilience

is starting in October. This innovative program provides Alameda County residents in re-entry with job skills, entrepreneurship, and permaculture training.
Interest forms are due on September 23rd! For more information, email
Educating Youth Behind Bars
As you might recall, earlier this summer we built a garden at the Stanislaus County Juvenile Commitment Center in Modesto, Ca. This month, our education team had it's first visit back since building the garden and was able to team up with Regional Occupational Teacher, Vickie Trask, to teach a class on culinary arts and food justice. Planting Justice Educator, Maya Salsedo shares her thoughts here.
Welcome our new Planting Justice Team Members!
Planting Justice is happy to announce we've hired three new team members: Nicole Wires, Alejandra Cano, and Region Lewis. Nicole and Alejandra are joining our Transform Your Yard team as part-time office managers ensuring that your yard transformation is as seamless as possible while Region is joining the P2R team as an outreach assistant.
All About Greywater!
The drought is bad and getting worse. But, it doesn't mean that you can't grow your own food. It just means, you should maximize your water use by recycling your water! And the Planting Justice Transform Your Yard Team is here to help you set it up! Check out this fact sheet and let us know if you have any other questions or want to set up a consultation.