The project arose from the community’s desires for access to healthy foods, career opportunities and economic growth by way of a worker-owned grocery store.
Mandela Foods Cooperative
What’s it like to be an essential food worker right now?
We spoke with three restaurant and grocery store workers about the challenges and bright spots of providing an essential public service during the crisis.
East Bay food-justice movement has deep roots in Black Panther Party
Echoes of social justice programs that the Black Panther Party started resonate within current East Bay food-justice groups.
Oakland’s Mamacitas Café poised for growth
Oakland-based donut and youth-empowerment organization Mamacitas Café is raising funds to expand its operation.
Berkeley’s Ecology Center gets $3.7 million grant
More low-income Californians will get access to fresh produce because of a $3.7 million federal grant.