BUSD’s beleaguered cooking and gardening program will see a welcome injection of funds from the soda tax.
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.
Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg donates $85,000 to support Berkeley’s proposed soda tax
Berkeley will vote on Measure D, the so-called Soda Tax, in November. Photo: Vox Efx Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who fought unsuccessfully to establish a cap on the size of soda portions sold in that city, has donated $85,000 to the Yes on Measure D campaign. His contribution – the largest the […]
Field trip highlights programs in food-forward Berkeley
Berkeley’s alternative food programs and businesses in the spotlight on a food soverignty tour co-hosted by Bay Area Green Tours Saturday.
Food Day: Growing a movement around what we eat
Food Day, on October 24th, will highlight the good, bad, and ugly of the way we consume food in this country.
Berkeley’s new recycling carts: How it’s going so far
Martin Bourque, Executive Director of the Ecology Center, which has the contract for residential manages all recycling in Berkeley, sends in this report on the impact of the new split recycling carts which most city residents should now have received. He also addresses many of our readers’ questions and comments. (See the varied views on […]