The Yisrael Family Farm is preparing to host their 3rd annual Urban Farm to Fork event on Sunday, October 16th starting 3PM and going until 6PM at 4505 Roosevelt Avenue, Sacramento. For those of you unfamiliar with the Yisrael family farm, it is a local urban farm right in the backyard of Chanowk Yisrael and his family’s home. Over the years, Chanowk and his wife have made several events and workshops in order to inform and to educate local Sacramento community members about the greatness of growing your own food and why organic and natural food is great. “Transforming the hood for good” is their motto, and it fits just nicely as they are located within a suburban local Sacramento neighborhood.
Chanowk has just recently returned from a trip in Italy after meeting their President and is now ready to continue his work back here at home within Sacramento. The Urban Farm to Fork event will offer 5-course meals, a farm tour, and entertainment. Their Facebook event page reads, “Sacramento sits among 1.5 million acres of farms and ranches that grow more than 120 crops for markets here and abroad yet South Oak Park is considered a ‘Food Desert’ meaning local residents do not have access to fresh local food.” With that in mind, it’s absurd to think about how people and families could be growing and sharing their own food for the benefit of themselves and others. Not only that, but to also bring more food culture and variety among the Sacramento community is also a great ideal to shoot towards and is one of the reasons why Chanowk continues to do his work.
If you’re interested in Urban Farm to Fork, visit the event page here and get your tickets while they last. Otherwise, you should also keep up with their future events and information by visiting their website here.