Might a winter crop of greens occupy Gill Tract later this year, site of the current standoff between UC Berkeley and Occupy the Farm?
Occupy the Farm activists have been on the Gill Tract since Earth Day on April 22. Photo: Tracey Taylor Update: 9:24 am: The Dean of UC Berkeley’s College of Natural Resources, J. Keith Gilless, says he is willing to facilitate a meaningful dialogue about the future of the Gill Tract but a constructive dialogue cannot take place while the site is […]
Occupy the Farm protestors on the Gill Tract. Photo: Tracey Taylor The Occupy the Farm activists who have taken over agricultural research land in Albany owned by UC Berkeley issued an open letter to Albany residents and the East Bay Community on Sunday April 29. Here’s the full text of the open letter (phrases in bold included): As […]
Occupy the Farm protestors on the Gill Tract. Photo: Tracey Taylor The University of California Berkeley has responded to the self-styled “Occupy the Farm” protest at the Gill Tract with an open letter to neighbors. In the letter, university administrators describe what they call “confusion and concern” over the property and future plans. The letter […]
Occupy the Farm activists have taken over the UC Berkeley-owned Gill Tract in Albany. Photo: Tracey Taylor On Monday afternoon, a group of several dozen activists were working the land, tending to tents, working at a welcome desk and makeshift food preparation area, and fielding media interviews on a plot of agricultural land on the Albany-Berkeley […]