Free Food Ukiah brings food every week to the kids at Juvenile Hall who contribute their garden produce to the meals. The kids get to taste the produce they’ve grown and experience home cooked meals.
Janelle Weaver, Executive Chef from the Bewildered Pig in Mendocino County, collaborated with Free Food Philo for an Easter meal to serve to those in need in Anderson Valley, as well as homeless in Ukiah
To praise the sun is to praise your own eyes.
Praise, the ocean. What we say, a little ship.
So—the sea-journey continues and who knows where?
Just to be held by the ocean is the best luck
we could have.
This never would have been allowed at the center or in any formal meditation hall I have ever visited, but in my own home it was a no-brainer. Bring the coffee to the cushion — or was it bring the cushion to the coffee?
We had a lot of fun developing this Spring Galette recipe. We looked up a ton of recipes to see the general technique before landing on an approach that fits with our style of cooking.
Our Free Food volunteer Margot shares her experience of volunteering at our sit-down restaurant for the homeless and those in need, as well as the profound impact it had on her.
A year later, March 2021, we found ourselves at a neighboring property lighting the ground around a large stand of Douglas Fir trees. This idea that we could start a fire to make ourselves safer was so foreign but made perfect sense.
After picking up the garden crew from their housing unit, I remind them that Sheriff Kendall begins his beekeeping class for them today. They are energized by this sense of purpose, learning a new skill and bonding as a team in the care of these bees.