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Festival of Tamales / Festival de Tamales

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Join us for a very special fundraising dinner benefiting the Center for Farmworker Families  & the Springfield Community Grange featuring tamales traditional to many regions of Mexico and Central America, Authentic Pozole (hominy and chile stew), live Oaxacan music, farm worker stories, crafts, and more. Experience the people, flavors, and stories of the beautiful Pajaro Valley.

Venganse para un evento muy especial para levantar fundos para dos organizaciones: El Centro para Familias Campesinas y La Granja de Springfield. Vamos a tener tamales tradicionales representando todos partes de Mexico y Centro America, Pozole Autentico, Musica Oaxaqueña, historias contado por campesinos, artesania y mas. Que les descubran la gente, las sabores, y las historias del Valle de Pajaro bien hermoso. 


The Center for Farmworker Families, founded and directed by Dr. Ann Lopez, promotes awareness about the difficult life circumstances of farmworkers in both California and Mexico while proactively inspiring improvement of family life on both sides of the border. The organization engages in promoting the educational advancement of farmworkers and their children, promoting sustainable development projects, examining the laws that affect farmworker livelihoods and advocating for policy changes that enhance farmworker family wellbeing, and supporting education and research on farmworker issues in California and Mexico. 
For more information about the Center for Farmworker Families, visit farmworkerfamily.com


The Springfield Community Grange is an 80 year old organization that has recently been revitalized. Since Fall 2011, over 100 new members have joined what promises to be a lively and active grassroots community center. Since its revitalization, the Springfield Grange has hosted organic and local pancake breakfasts, concerts, flea markets, craft fairs, with much more to come for 2012. 


Suggested directions to the Springfield Grange and calendar of events available at bobfitchphoto.com/gogrange

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