It seems unthinkable that the People’s Republic of Berkeley has existed without a food co-operative for more than two decades. Well, try not to choke on your non-GMO, organic, fair trade, soymilk chai latte, but the co-op is coming back to Berkeley.
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When Caroline Sandifer and Trey Jalbert invited friends over for cookies and tea, they weren’t planning on starting a tea business or a fundraising model for local nonprofits.
The best beer gardens in the Bay Area (Zagat)
The Berkeley Student Food Collective powers through summer (Daily Cal)
Dance Card choreographer Daria Kaufman leaves Bay Area ( Mercury News)
Bruno Zumino, renowned UC Berkeley physicist, dies at 91 (Daily Cal)
Berkeley City Council holds off on independent redistricting commission (Daily Cal)
Berkeley-bred rapper G-Eazy on brink of fame (Daily Cal)
On Saturday, a new market made its debut in Berkeley in the wake of a new law that allows people to sell certain homemade foods to the public.
By Hannah Long
This Sunday at UC Berkeley's Pauley Ballroom the non-profit organization Three Squares raises awareness -- and funds -- for its free cooking programs for low-income residents.
Starting today, a boot camp for college food activists kicks off at UC Berkeley's Student Housing Cooperative, designed to equip students to run co-op food enterprises on campuses across the country, like the Berkeley Student Food Collective.
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, on October 24th, will highlight the good, bad, and ugly of the way we consume food in this country.