Tag: Sol Food Mobile Farm

Leading the Way Out of America’s Food Desert

| August 6, 2013 | 6 Comments
Leading the Way Out of America’s Food Desert




A few weeks ago, 12 young intrepid food advocates joined Zomppa Education Director Leanne and her team for a weeklong Zomppa Summer Workshop focused on: Global Citizenship and Food Justice in Durham, NC. Held in donated space by the generous Terreiro de Arte e Cultura, a capoeira studio, the ZomppaKids shared, learned, and cooked. Leanne’s energy and […]

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Zomppa Spring Break Workshop – April 2013

| April 10, 2013 | 9 Comments
Zomppa Spring Break Workshop – April 2013




    Last week, 12 ZomppaKids joined our Education Director Leanne for our inaugural Spring Break Workshop – and what a week it was! Our intrepid explorers “visited” 18 countries, cooked 18 different dishes, visited 3 urban gardens, planted many seeds, and met 1 cute puppy. The ZomppaKids made dishes from buticha (Ethiopia) to lumpia […]

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Meeting of the Foods: Bull City Food Exchange part deux

| February 25, 2013 | 8 Comments
Meeting of the Foods: Bull City Food Exchange part deux




Thank to all the wonderful community members and amazing food advocates who joined us on a chilly, rainy Durham evening last Friday for the Bull City Food Exchange part deux. Thanks to our own fearless Education Director, Leanne, the BCFE2 was hosted at the Center for Documentary Studies. The evening seemed to be one of […]

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Bull City Food Exchange part deux: February 22!

| February 4, 2013 | 7 Comments
Bull City Food Exchange part deux: February 22!




Our first Bull City Food Exchange was so much fun, it’s time for Part Deux! Join us on Friday, February 22 for an evening of Food & the Media, featuring original songs performed by Rap for Food‘s Lucas DiGia and the screening of Sol Food Mobile Farm‘s documentary on PBS’ Grow a Greener World! Bring your kids […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm: Final City – New Orleans

| December 21, 2012 | 4 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm: Final City – New Orleans




This is the last of Sol Food Mobile Farm’s articles from their nationwide tour! Thank you for joining us on this journey. Don’t forget to check them out on PBS’ Grow a Greener World. It’s hard to believe that Sol Food has finally reached the final city of our national tour. We have visited a […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm: Texas

| December 18, 2012 | 2 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm: Texas




Sol Food Mobile Farm may be back in NC, but here is one of the last remaining three articles from their nationwide tour! Howdy from Austin, TX! After a wonderful month on the West Coast, the Sol Food bus booked it across the southwest into Austin, TX. We spent ten wonderful days in Austin that […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm: Louisiana

| December 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm: Louisiana




Sol Food Mobile Farm is back, but check out their last days on the road! Hey There, from way down south in Louisiana! The Sol Food crew is in our final weeks of the national tour and we are filled with excitement about our final stops. Our first stop in Louisiana was in Lafayette at […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm, Welcome Home Party!

| December 13, 2012 | 3 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm, Welcome Home Party!




Remember that giant red school bus that left Durham, NC last June for a six month National Tour?  The one with the mobile greenhouse, solar panels and an engine that runs on waste vegetable oil?  Well that bus and the Sol Food Mobile Farm crew have just completed their 12,000 mile journey around the United States, […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 88-97: California

| November 12, 2012 | 2 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 88-97: California




It is truly exciting for the Sol Food Crew to finally be driving down the West Coast! We had been planning this trip for so long, and the West Coast felt so far away, but now we are finally here! In order to truly take in the Pacific Ocean and its rocky coast, we drove […]

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Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 86-87: Oregon

| November 5, 2012 | 3 Comments
Sol Food Mobile Farm Days 86-87: Oregon




Since our time in Seattle, Washington, the Sol Food bus has been moving quickly down the Northwest Coast. There is just so much to see and so little time. Before leaving the Pacific Northwest area, we had to visit the funky city of Portland – which we were told was like a giant version of […]

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