The Davis Food Co-op announces the addition of a permaculture group to its lineup of free interest groups. The Permaculture Circle will meet on the first Thursday of each month beginning April 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the Co-op Conference Room, 620 G St., and is open to people interested in organic gardening, sustainable living and giving surplus back to community.
The goal of the group is to “learn to use principles of ecology and lessons from nature to revolutionize our relationships with the natural word and people.”
The Food Writers Group meets on the first Monday of each month, with the next meeting on April 1 at 7 p.m. in the Co-op Conference Room. Local food writers and bloggers are invited to gather for discussion, workshop and mutual support in their mission to produce delicious, delicious writing that matters.
The New Parent Network meets every Tuesday in the Co-op Teaching Kitchen at 537 G St. to offer information and support to parents. Newborns gather at 10 a.m., followed by babies 6 months and older at 11:15 a.m. Expectant parents and grandparents are also welcome..
People following a gluten-free diet are welcome at the Gluten-Free Circle on the first Wednesday of the month, with the next meeting on April 3 at 6 p.m. in the Co-op Conference Room. Guests will have a chance to try new products, learn new recipes and exchange information.
Club Vegan meets on the first Thursday of each month, with the next meeting on April 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the Co-op Teaching Kitchen. Whether you’re an experienced vegan chef, brand-new to a vegan diet or just interested in learning more, you’re welcome to join this lively group.
Crafters of all sorts are invited to the Crafters Circle, which meets on the first and third Sundays of each month from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Conference Room, with the next meeting on Sunday, April 7. Whether you’ve never made a thing or you’ve been at it for years, you’re invited! Join the group to work on projects, troubleshoot problems and discuss favorites.
The Live Foods Circle will not meet in March or April, but will return on Tuesday, May 7, at 6 p.m. in the Conference Room.
All circles are free and open to the public. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or “like” the Davis Food Co-op on Facebook.