8/28/14 - Free film screening and discussion of The Real Dirt on Farmer John, in Vallejo, CA, Sept. 21, 4-7 pm

The California Institute for Rural Studies is holding a free screening and discussion of the film The Real Dirt on Farmer John, at Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve, 1595 Railroad Avenue, on Mare Island, Vallejo, CA, on Sunday, Sept. 21st from 4 to 7 pm.

8/26/14 - Public Health Institute's 50th Anniversary

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Public Health Institute. In addition to events throughout the year celebrating their big 50, PHI is holding a free luncheon and speaker presentation titled Accelerating Health: Data, Health and Technology, September 17, 2014, at 12 pm at the Delancey Street Foundation, 600 Embarcadero, San Francisco. RSVP is required at www.phi.org/PHI50/Events.

8/25/14 - California FarmLink offering free listings for landowners seeking farmers and ranchers through Aug. 31st

California FarmLink, a statewide nonprofit organization, is dedicated to supporting landowners interested in keeping their land agriculturally productive, while helping family farmers and ranchers stay on land and in viable businesses. They are currently seeking landowners with agricultural property available for lease, sale or partnership. The annual service fee for listing land is normally $15 but this fee will be waived through August 31st.

8/11/14 - International Green Smoothie Day at People's Grocery, Oakland, Friday 8/15, 12-2 pm

Celebrate International Green Smoothie Day at People's Grocery headquarters, 909 7th Street, Oakland, California, on August 15th 2014, from 12-2 PM.

8/5/14 - Night in Oaxaca fundraiser August 9th, 6 pm, in Oxnard, CA

The Mixteco/Indígena Community Organizing Project celebrates Ventura County's indigenous immigrant community with an annual gathering in Oxnard, CA, called Night in Oaxaca. On August 9th at 6 pm, come enjoy a homemade mole dinner, chocolate tasting, dancing, music, art and scholarship awards, at the Oxnard Performing Arts & Convention Center in Oxnard, CA.