Community Agroecology Network staff, Friends of CAN, and Growing Justice youth had a great night sharing stories and pictures with the Santa Cruz community. A special thank you to Judy Ziegler from Cornucopia Real Estate for hosting CAN!

(left) Mario (seated) from the Growing Justice team and Izamar from FoCAN (Friends of CAN) enjoyed meeting First Friday attendees and answering questions about CAN’s work and sharing their experiences as members of CAN’s network.
(below, right) Sophia Bassett, from CAN, and a community member exchange stories about CAN, agroecology, environmental movements, including Green Peace, and efforts to keep people informed.
In addition to bringing awareness of CAN’s work to the local community, CAN also sold AgroEco Coffee® grown by farmers in Mexico and Nicaragua and greeting cards that feature colorful photos from the communities where CAN works. AgroEco Coffee® is available locally from Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting Company.