With a beautiful new facility and a significant new client, the Oakland startup with a social mission is making its mark.
With café, market spot it’s Red Bay Coffee’s moment
The socially conscious coffee company is off and running after a successful crowdfunding campaign; it also takes over Blue Bottle’s coveted farmers market spot in Berkeley.
Keba Konte: Serving coffee with color, social justice
With the first Red Bay Coffee Roasters café, Keba Konte hopes to transform low-wage jobs and bring some diversity into the coffee business.
Eat Real Lit Fest features Berkeley scribes
The second annual Eat Real Festival, a three-day showcase of the best of the Bay Area’s street food carts, local growers, artisan beer and wine purveyors, cheese makers, urban homesteaders, and other local food crafters kicks off tomorrow at Jack London Square in downtown Oakland. The event that promises to “Put the Food Back in […]
Berkeley Bites: Keba Konte
Each Friday in this space food writer Sarah Henry asks a well-known, up-and-coming, or under-the-radar food aficionado about their favorite tastes in town, preferred food purveyors and other local culinary gems worth sharing. In 2006, Keba Konte and company took over the space on Shattuck Avenue in North Berkeley which had housed the vegetarian Smokey […]