The Tuesday Berkeley Farmers’ Market — which has called Derby Street at MLK Way home for 25 years — is moving to the Lorin District next month.
This Sunday at UC Berkeley’s Pauley Ballroom the non-profit organization Three Squares raises awareness — and funds — for its free cooking programs for low-income residents.
Joy Moore at the Berkeley Technology Academy garden. Photo: Sarah Henry. Retired city of Berkeley health outreach worker Joy Moore, 59, is anything but retired. A long-time local food activist, Moore has played a key role in community efforts to reform school lunch in the Berkeley Unified School District, co-founded Farm Fresh Choice, which brings […]
Kim Allen at the Bancroft Community Garden. Photo: Sarah Henry. For four years Kim Allen has served as garden program manager for Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA), which provides a minimum-wage, internship program for socio-economically challenged adolescents ages 14 to 18. Some come to the garden through word-of-mouth from family or friends, others as part of […]
This weekend, Berkeley’s Saturday farmers’ market reaches its 20th anniversary milestone. Ben Feldman is program manager for the Berkeley Farmers’ Market, a project of the Ecology Center. Previously, Feldman worked as a market manager for the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association. The 30-year-old lives in Albany with his wife and two young children. The Tuesday farmers’ market […]
Tanya Henderson is a cooking instructor for the Berkeley Unified School District (BUSD). During the day she cooks with teens at Willard Middle School. Once a week she whips up dishes with kids in the after-school program at Malcolm X Elementary. She also teaches evening nutrition classes to parents at several BUSD locations. A former […]