We bought a T-shirt screen printing shop in North Oakland!

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Eight summers ago, I met a little boy on a West Oakland street corner who was afraid to try a cool, refreshing Green Smoothie because he had diabetes.

So did his mom.

So did most of his community.

When I blended one just for him and assured him that it was safe, he was so thrilled that he saved more than half for his mother.

He carried it home to her and she loved it!

That day we served hundreds and hundreds of Green Smoothies on that corner for him and his friends, family and the whole community.

It was on that day, at that health and wellness fair that I set out on a mission to expose as many folks as possible, in communities like his to the concept that one Green Smoothie a day could improve their health dramatically.

In the fifth year of this journey, I realized this is a message for ALL of America.

Kelly surrounded by school children watching as she pours green smoothies

Kelly teaching school children about green smoothies

Since then, I’ve been working with school children and teens in Oakland, teaching them about nutrition and how to blend fresh greens, fruits, and vegetables into delicious smoothies as a highly effective way to get nutrients into our bodies.

This summer we’re making our smoothies available to everyone on a sliding scale. Our crew sources locally in Berkeley-Oakland and blends in a restaurant kitchen in downtown Oakland.

Contact us to request a smoothie

Male student pouring green smoothie from a blender into a pitcher
Students of Oakland Unified School District learn about nutrition, health, and the value of green smoothies
Two women serving green smoothies to another woman

Free Electric Smoothie distribution at Fruitvale BART station

Coming soon: Screen Printing

Starting this summer we’ll offer screen printing services including custom-ordered T-shirts, sweatshirts, tote bags and other printed items, as well as classes, studio rentals, screens, and more. We are working with local, long-time screen printers who are training and leading us in fulfilling orders so you can feel good knowing that ordering from us both supports our work and that you’ll get high quality products.

Contact us to place a screen printing order

Support our work

Please consider supporting The Electric Smoothie Lab Apothecary and Printshop with a tax-deductible charitable donation. You can also support us by placing an advance screen printing order, joining our mailing list, or, if you have time and skills to offer, let us know through our contact form.

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Storefront with signs: screen printing & youth program

The Grease Diner storefront on San Pablo Avenue in Oakland-Berkeley, future site of The Electric Smoothie Lab Apothecary & Printshop

Our shop

When we open, our space will offer:

  • Weekly selection of Electric Smoothies offered on a sliding scale
  • Custom T-shirt orders (and other apparel) and printed products for sale
  • Healing recipes for plant medicines as well as products for sale 
  • Youth internships (ages 18-25) through our partners, Unity Council and Planting Justice
  • Studio and gallery space for art, craft, healing, and social justice re-education
  • Screen printing classes and studio time
  • Community gatherings and events

Location

Our new screen printing shop and hub is located at 6604 San Pablo Ave. Oakland, CA. We’re a few blocks south of Ashby, near the Goodwill store, formerly the The Grease Diner.

Donate now

We welcome all contributions to the work! We couldn’t do this without the generous support of our community, friends, and family.

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map of Ashby and San Pablo Ave, Berkeley-Oakland

Exit I80 at Ashby, turn right on San Pablo Ave. and we’re on the left just past the Goodwill store.

©2022 The Electric Smoothie Lab Apothecary, a fiscally-sponsored project of Planting Justice, 501(c)(3)

Made with  in Oakland, CA

 

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