May Day march & Community Kitchen serving: Tue May 1st


news: we’ve been serving from 3-5pm at Duncan Plaza, sometimes heading into central city to do outreach & meal serving. this coming tuesday, we’ll serve as usual at Duncan from 3-4pm, but there’s a special event afterwards…

anti-capitalist march at 5pm on May 1st to coincide with strikes and other direct actions being planned worldwide. the march begins at lafayette square park in the CBD.
info & propaganda:

community kitchen will be cooking a big ‘ole meal for this march!
1. we need help with food pickups starting tomorrow…
(fri) in order to gather enough food for this meal. please email me if you have a vehicle and can help with produce pickups.
pickups can happen between 9am-noon every morning…
usually taking about 1 hour total to complete. any food gathered can be stored at my house. if you dumpster, feel free to box up some food for community kitchen (if you can clean & sort, you get extra hugs and high fives).
i will email anyone interested a map of the pickup route (produce distributors), along with my address and instructions for drop off.

2. we need help with prep, cooking, serving, & clean up!
prep will be from 9am-noon
cooking until 2:30ish
serving from 3pm till 5pm.
cleanup after the march (washin dishes)

holla back if you can help!

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    community kitchen is a volunteer-run food share in New Orleans that brings together folks who love to grow, gather, cook, and serve food in order to reduce food waste and hunger while supporting those most marginalized by capitalism and the industrial food system.
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    current nola food-shares:

    * TUE :: community kitchen:
    hot food serving 3-4pm @ duncan plaza between city hall & the main branch public library.

    * WED :: hot food share, serving 2pm @ the mission in central city.

    * there should be more...
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