Already ahead of the curve in many ways, OUSD is building a state-of-the-art central kitchen to allow schools to serve fresher, better and more sustainable food.
Oakland Food Policy Council
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.
Race and food justice on the menu at Berkeley event
A Berkeley forum tackles the legacy of slavery on African-Americans’ relationship with food production, food insecurity, and the whiteness of the food justice movement, among many other topics.
Antoinette, Temescal Brewing, Belotti, more
Learn about The New Normal’s name change to Temescal Brewing, and get updates on Kobani, Belotti Ristorante, Hawker Fare, and much more in this week’s Bites.
Oakland’s Roots of Change: Food policy with a twist
Through its groundbreaking policy work, educational initiatives and engaging social media presence, Roots of Change challenges easy thinking about food issues.
Author Raj Patel’s food revolution: From chips to salad
Raj Patel (left) is fêted by Bill Schechner at the recent Berkeley Public Library Foundation's Annual Authors Dinner. Photo: Richard Friedman Raj Patel is a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley’s Center for African Studies, an honorary research fellow at the School of Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, and a […]