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Kick-Off Semester Social

Kick-Off Semester Social

Happy Monday! Thank you to everybody who came out to the Kick-Off Semester Social! It was so great to see some new faces! Even if you weren’t able to make it SOGA holds opens hours every Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm. This is perfect time to come on down to the garden and help out or learn more about us.  

Food Justice Through Urban Gardening Decal

Food Justice Through Urban Gardening Decal

This semester in SOGA we are hosting the ‘Food Justice Through Urban Gardening’ Decal. It has been redesigned from the previous spring decal called ‘Intro to Organic Gardening and Food Justice.’ This class will introduce both new and experienced gardeners to the basic theories and methods of urban agriculture, while exploring the ways that social injustice and inequality determine everything from our access to food to our relationship with the non-human world to environmental health. In our class, we hope to…

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SPRING 2018 SOGA WORKSHOPS!!!

SPRING 2018 SOGA WORKSHOPS!!!

We are so happy to start up the semester again and get it kicking with some workshops and socials! Veterans, newbies, students, and community members are all equally welcomed! Semester Kickoff Social (February 11th), Pickling Workshop (February 25th), Intro to Organic Gardening Crash Course (March 11th) Herbal Salve Making / Kombucha Making (March 18th) Container Gardening and Earth Day Social (April 15th) Personal Care with Medicinal Herbs (April 29th)

Occupy the Farm Screening + Development Updates

Occupy the Farm Screening + Development Updates

The Student Organic Garden Association (SOGA) would like to invite you to our screening of Occupy the Farm on Sunday, July 30th at 7pm. We are currently facing threats of development from UC Berkeley, an experience our friends at Gill Tract are all too familiar with. This night will be for learning about the history of UC Berkeley-owned land, to understand the context we are operating in, to learn about actions students, faculty, and community members have taken in the…

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Back to school, back to the garden Potluck!

Back to school, back to the garden Potluck!

Welcome back potluck will be taking over the garden on Sunday, August 23rd, 11:00-2:00! Veterans, newbies, students and community members are all equally welcomed! Let your SOGAsummer interns show you what we have accomplished in the garden over the past few months! **Light snacks will be provided but feel free to bring food!**

SOGA now has drip irrigation!

SOGA now has drip irrigation!

Drip Irrigation in the Student Organic Garden On Tuesday July 14, the SOGA summer interns finished installing drip irrigation lines in the southern beds to help make watering in SOGA more efficient. Drip irrigation is a great water-saving trick during times of drought, and on top of that it also saves YOU a ton of time! Come visit SOGA to check out this new project and learn more! Or check out this video for more information on drip irrigation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJ4axeL6Ymo

Worm Bins

Worm Bins

SOGA now has Worm Bins! Generously donated by Juliana Wu Worms are great at recycling food scraps and other organic material into a valuable soil amendment called vermicompost, or worm compost. Worms eat food scraps, which become compost as they pass through the worm’s body. Compost exits the worm through its’ tail end and then can be used to grow plants! Want to feed our worms? Bring over your home’s raw fruits and veggie scraps!   Want to make your own worm…

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