We started the day by each picking a few berries. Extra delicious when they are freshly picked.
Then we got to participate in a bunch of activities and stations.
|FoodWhat Jr Staff, Aaliyah led a workshop about|
processed sugar in popular beverages and how youth can exercise
their power by choosing what to spend their $$ on
|Participants engaged with fun STEM activities with MESA|
Fast Food Jeopardy
|FoodWhat Jr Staff Ollie and Shin dropped some fun (and gross) facts with Fast Food Jeopardy|
|FoodWhat Alum, Victoria taught people about |
guerrilla gardening by making Seed Bombs
|The Community Agroecology|
Network (CAN) led a workshop
about the benefits of Fair Trade
and direct market transactions
And the favorite... Strawberry smoothies!
|Many thanks to local farms Live Earth, |
Dirty Girl, UCSC
and Jacobs Farm for
providing extra berries for the event!
|Thanks to Straus Family Creamery|
for donating milk and yogurt --YUM!
Button Making with Subject to Change from the MAH
Trace your Taco:
|FoodWhat Alum, Uriel, led a workshop about food systems by|
examining all the ingredients in a Taco Bell taco
(above) students act out what its like for cows in a CAFO
(Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation)
|Organic vanilla yogurt, strawberries, |
whole wheat pie crust
Yep, a good day it was...