Tag: Paul

CSA Retreat aka Spaghetti with Bok Choy

By Scott Chan Earlier this month APIOPA brought together the site leaders from all our different CSA pickup locations to discuss what we can do to improve our CSA for the upcoming Spring 2016 season. We at APIOPA… Read More

Gabrielino Trail Hike! Click for Pics

By Scott Chan This past weekend we hiked along the Gabrielino Trail. If you’re looking for a flat trail that shows you a wealth of nature (AND is close by), I would highly suggest you scope this out…. Read More

APIOPA receives “Visionary non-profit” award from CCPHA!

Very exciting news friends! We received word this past week that we were nominated and awarded the “Visionary Non-Profit” Award by our partners at California Center for Public Health Advocacy. This honor is part of CCPHA’s annual Champions of… Read More

Last Week to Sign Up for CSA!!

By Scott Chan Our Roots CSA summer season starts this weekend! What does this mean? It means our farmers are growing some of the yummiest veggies of the season, including long beans, green beans, sweet peppers, fava beans,… Read More

APIOPA Cycles for Change

By Scott Chan With the help of over 40 people, we came up with 10,018 miles of our 10,000 goal. With the help of nearly 100 people, we fundraised an amazing $9,241 of our $10,000 goal. That is a lot of money raised in just… Read More

Workshop with Hmong Farmers

By Kyle Tsukahira Continuing our work in Fresno, APIOPA as part of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farmers Market Promotion Program grant, was able to host a workshop helping Hmong farmers learn about the latest rules and regulations surrounding farmers market in… Read More

Certified Organic Workshop with Hmong Farmers in Fresno Takes Root

By Scott Chan Very few Hmong farmers own the land they harvest on in Fresno. Okay let me take a step back. Over the past few months, APIOPA has worked with Youa Yang (one of our soon-to-be Roots… Read More

Announcing New 2015 Roots CSA Sites!

Roots Community Supported Agriculture (Roots CSA) is excited to announce 4 brand new pick up sites in the San Fernando Valley (Arleta), San Gabriel Valley (Alhambra), South Bay (Gardena), and Orange County (Garden Grove) bringing fresh, sustainably grown,… Read More

APIOPA’s Table Tennis Fundraiser Is a Hit!

By Scott Chan It has already been a week since APIOPA has our first-ever table tennis fundraiser. Thank YOU for making it a success. We had over 100 people in attendance atPeking Tavern in Downtown LA, meaning that all tickets… Read More

A Working Perspective on Roots CSA

By Paul Nguyen My name is Paul Nguyen, and I’m one of the newest Project Specialists for APIOPA. I have been working on the CSA program for about a 1½ years now, and nothing has put my work… Read More