Calling all young change-makers! Are you passionate about creating a positive impact in the Latinx community? Join Urban Campesinxs, our dynamic food justice and young adult leadership program, and become a catalyst for transformation in the Southeast neighborhoods of San Francisco.
At Urban Campesinxs, we believe in the power of urban agriculture to address environmental, economic, and health disparities faced by working families. We draw upon the rich traditions and experiences of immigrant families in the Excelsior district, harnessing their wisdom to cultivate sustainable farming practices that benefit us all. Join us to connect to Mother Earth, honor Ohlone Ancestors, relate to our ancestors, and learn about the plant-cestors of this land. All while learning, practicing, and integrating Hummingbird Farms five foundational community principles (land restoration/regeneration, intercultural unity, intergenerational relationships, community governance, collective popular education).
Urban Campesinxs, gain hands-on experience in urban farming, learning essential skills that will strengthen your leadership abilities, technical expertise, and future career prospects. The build their own agricultural and leadership skills to lead our weekly workdays and explore urban farming as a career pathway
You’ll have the opportunity to make a real difference in your neighborhood, improving access to healthy foods and health and well-being among youth and families. Together, we’ll build a community that thrives on the cultivation of traditional foods and medicinal plants, enhancing our collective well-being. Connect the dots between Yelamu (San Francisco), Hummingbird Farm, and Environmental Justice movements. Learn about the resiliency and magic of ecosystems through access to lessons on biodiversity and queer ecology.
Not only that, but we also plan with local schools to amplify our efforts in the realm of food justice. By partnering with educational institutions, we can empower even more young people to engage in the movement for a fair and equitable food system. Book a field trip with us today!
Join Urban Campesinxs today and be a driving force in creating a brighter future for our neighborhoods. Through an integrated stewardship of Hummingbird Farm, Urban Campesinx are providing a space to practice solidarity-based economic models and deep collective governance of land. Together, we can sow the seeds of change, nourishing our community, and fostering a sustainable, just, and healthy environment for all!