Sunday, October 11, 2015

Upcoming October and November events with C2C

Upcoming opportunities to get involved with the Community-to-Community (C2C)-BUF Partnership's work:

*October 22nd: Rosalinda (BUF Member and ED of C2C) will be the keynote speaker at the Community Food Co-op's Membership Meeting.  If you are a Co-op Member, please attend.  The Co-op recently joined the Domestic Fair Trade Association (Rosalinda is on the National Board)

*October 23rd: Join C2C-BUF Partnership Team members for breakfast at the Old Town Cafe at 9:30 am with farmers from South Africa who are struggling greatly to bring sustainable farming practices back to their land.  They are being hosted in Bellingham by C2C.  Please let Kara Black (676-2300, know you are coming.

*October 23rd: Come to the Whatcom Food Network's afternoon meeting from 2-5 at St. Luke's Education Center with keynote speaker Eric Holt-Gimenez.  He will be speaking about Race and the Food System.

*November 2: Day of the Dead evening celebration at C2C focusing on social justice movements.  Meet at C2C (203 W.Holly-time TBD) dressed as your favorite social activist from the past to honor them.  There will be time to share about who you are dressed as and then there will be a candlelight march to the bridge where we will create an alter honoring these people.

*December 13: Christmas Party for all the Sakuma Farmworkers and their families.  BUF members are invited to attend this festive evening in Skagit County.  Food contributions and unwrapped gifts for the children (toddler to teen) are welcome.  If you would like to carpool or need directions or want to contribute gifts but cannot attend, please contact Kara Black (676-2300,

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