The new Edible Education 101 class is starting up at UC Berkeley. Now to snag one of those free tickets!
UC Berkeley serves up an edible education this fall
Two course at Cal this fall — an artistic workshop that explores food and a journalism class that digs into food and farming matters — offer an edible education to students and the community a large as well.
Could UC and Occupy the Farm compromise on Gill Tract?
Might a winter crop of greens occupy Gill Tract later this year, site of the current standoff between UC Berkeley and Occupy the Farm?
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.
Tickets expected to go fast for Michael Pollan’s food class
Michael Pollan. Photo: Ken Light When word leaked out in the spring that Michael Pollan would be co-teaching a class on the rise and future of the food movement, students at UC Berkeley rushed to sign up. The 10-week, two-unit course was filled minutes after it was listed online. Now, the general community has a […]
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 […]
It’s in The New Yorker: God spotted in Berkeley
At long last, the truth can be revealed: God has visited Berkeley. And apparently he is tall, broad-shouldered and six foot three. No word on his hair length. This news of God’s appearance was revealed last week in the New Yorker’s Thanksgiving edition, in an article by Lauren Collins titled “Are You The Messiah?” Apparently, […]