Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners Conference – #BUGsOakland2015

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On October 7, 2015

BUGS is “an organization of volunteers committed to building networks and community support for growers in both rural and urban settings. Through education and advocacy around food and farm issues, we nurture collective Black leadership to ensure we have a seat at the table.”
Listen to the first BUGS PSA here!

This year, the conference will be held in Oakland, from October 16th-18th at Laney College (400 Fallon Street, Oakland, CA 94607). Check out the awesome list of speakers and panelists! 

To make this space as accessible as possible, childcare will be provided. 

BUGS is committed to making sure people have housing options available. Click here to request or share housing for #BUGSOakland2015.

Don’t miss this opportunity to support Black self determination and food sovereignty: Sign up to Volunteer

Seeking Vendors: 

Are you a small business owner looking to reach national customers? Are you a Person of Color looking to share/sell your products to an audience of 300+ People of Color nationwide? Do you sell tasty cuisine using locally grown produce? Then you need to sign up as a vendor for #BUGSOakland2015!

It’s not too late to register for #BUGSOakland2015! 

You don’t want to miss out on this amazing convergence of more than 30 speakers and presenters looking to share their experiences and ideas about working at the intersection of social justice and agriculture.

Support this work, y’all!

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