As ESY enters its 25th year, Waters and the organization’s staff talk lessons learned, challenges and their most ambitious pledge yet — to help Americans eat their way out of climate change.
We asked a 7-year-old and a 9-year-old to test this new cookbook for kids
The recipes in Carolyn Federman’s ‘New Favorites for New Cooks’ are supposed to be fun and easy enough for any kid to make on their own. We asked two kids to test this claim.
These students in Berkeley run their own food business out of a classroom
At Growing Leaders, Willard Middle School students learn to garden, cook and sell 600 meals each month.
Maker’s Common, Salsipuedes, Giovanni, more
Downtown Berkeley will be getting a new cheese and charcuterie bar, Maker’s Common, from the folks behind SF’s Mission Cheese. These details and more, in this week’s Bites.
Antoinette, Temescal Brewing, Belotti, more
Learn about The New Normal’s name change to Temescal Brewing, and get updates on Kobani, Belotti Ristorante, Hawker Fare, and much more in this week’s Bites.
KronnerBurger, The Tap Haus, Kingfish Pub
In this week’s food news, KronnerBurger debuts on Piedmont, Berkeley’s Tap Haus opens, Temescal’s Kingfish Pub sets an opening date, and much more.
The Charlie Cart: A little kitchen for every classroom
Inspired by the cowboy Chuck Wagon, the Charlie Cart Project hopes to teach school kids around the country to cook with a little kitchen on wheels.
To improve the food system, start with the words
Douglas Gayeton’s new book is a dictionary of sorts, albeit with gorgeous images. He hopes it will change the way we make and consume food.
Janet Napolitano launches UC food initiative in Berkeley
The new effort will pull together the resources of 10 UC campuses to address key food issues globally.
Despite theft, ‘best ever’ Edible Schoolyard Plant Sale
Photo: Nancy Rubin The Edible Schoolyard Plant Sale at King Middle School on Saturday May 10 was probably the best ever in terms of raising funds for the nonprofit, according to its director, Katrina Heron. The annual event, one of Berkeley’s favorites on the community calendar, offered a chance to stock up on herbs, perennials and […]
Berkeley School Board set to vote on slashed budget for cooking and gardening program
Supporters of the BUSD cooking and gardening program speak out at the March 12 BUSD Board meeting. Photo: Mary Flaherty UPDATE, March 27: As expected, the Berkeley Unified School Board last night voted to commit $485,000 for the coming year to its gardening program, under the terms outlined it the proposal that called for gardening classes for […]
Michael Pollan, Raj Patel head up new edible course
The new Edible Education 101 class is starting up at UC Berkeley. Now to snag one of those free tickets!