Phat Beets Produce aims to create a healthier, more equitable food system in North Oakland through providing affordable access to fresh produce, facilitating youth leadership in health and nutrition education, and connecting small farmers to urban communities via the creation of farm stands, farmers’ markets, and urban youth market gardens.
— Latest Highlights —
Phat Beetz Youth Pickle n’ Catering Co. products are now available in stores across Berkeley and Oakland, including: Temescal Produce Market, Sacred Wheel, BioFuel Oasis and Berkeley Bowl West! We currently employ 5 youth and hope to grow to 10 youth by January. Support youth jobs! Youth Jobs Save Lives!
“Cultured Case” Pickle CSY (community supported youth) launches. We are currently accepting memberships (limited to 50). The income generated goes to creating youth jobs at the pickle company. Read our press release here. Order your Pickle CSY here.
“Harvesting the Fruits of the Black Panther Party’s Free Breakfast Program” on October 31 drew together Bay Area food justice activists and community members to celebrate the legacy of the Black Panther Party through collective storytelling and the preparation and sharing of a community meal.