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The Edible Schoolyard Plant Sale: A Berkeley institution

The Edible Schoolyard’s annual Plant Sale is a Berkeley institution — and/or, as we pointed out on Friday, a little like making a visit to an outdoor Chez Panisse, given Alice Waters’ pivotal role in helping to found and fund the internationally recognized project. After all, as contributing photographer Nancy Rubin points out, where but in Berkeley might one […]

Posted inSchools

Community seeks life support for school edible programs

The end of salad days for some BUSD students? Photo: Rivka Mason This week, Berkeley parents and community members rallied to find ways to secure funds to save the gardening and cooking programs at three local elementary schools. The programs at Malcolm X,  Rosa Parks, and Washington, whose combined budgets are  $372,000, are threatened because, under existing guidelines, […]

Posted inEvents

New edition of gardening bible for a gardener’s paradise

Berkeley is leading the way in edible gardening, according to Sunset's Garden Editor Kathleen Brenzel. Photo: courtesy Sunset Tonight, at Builders Booksource on Berkeley’s Fourth Street, Kathleen Brenzel will introduce the new, ninth, edition of the “Sunset Western Garden Book“, the iconic gardening bible which is in its 80th year. Brenzel, Sunset’s Garden Editor, paused on her busy […]

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Chez Panisse’s birthday kicks off with party to remember

Alice Waters stands next to a photographic portrait by Dave Woody which will hang in The Smithsonian. All photos: Christina Diaz Last night, Alice Waters launched the weekend-long fȇte for the restaurant she founded 40 years ago with a portrait unveiling and a food-inspired procession. Chez Panisse, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, and the art and […]