Berkeley’s soda tax generated $116,000 in revenue in its first month of operation, city officials and advocates said Monday.
“If They Cook It, They Will Eat It,” one of the short films in the Lunch Love Community series. Photo: Sophie Constantinou “If They Cook It, They Will Eat It,” one of the short films in the Lunch Love Community series. Photo: Sophie Constantinou The successes — and shortcomings — of the Berkeley Unified School […]
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 […]