Berkeley Student Food Collective opens for business

Today sees the grand opening of the Berkeley Student Food Collective, an initiative that has been 18 months in the making, and which Berkeleyside profiled in early October. The idea for the student run grocery market — which sells healthy, sustainable take-out food and produce — was born in early 2009 when a group of […]

Berkeley Bites: Berkeley Student Food Collective

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. The Consumer’s Cooperative of Berkeley was the place to shop for the politically correct […]

The Berkeley Wire: 06.26.14

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 […]

Cal students win scholarships for sustainable agriculture

By Hannah Long Berkeley-based natural food company Annie’s Homegrown has awarded scholarships to two UC Berkeley students to support innovative new projects in the field of sustainable agriculture. The scholarship program grew out of Annie’s mission of “providing a healthier, natural, organic alternative to traditional comfort food,” according to Staci Lucash, the company’s marketing coordinator. Lucash says […]

Three Squares benefit to help free cooking class program

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.

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.

The Local Beet: talking about what you eat

Rachel Gross is about to start her senior year at UC Berkeley. A former writer and editor for The Daily Californian, Rachel was also a “blogtern” for the New York Times’ Bay Area blog and writes for The Choice, a Times’ blog on the college admissions process. In addition to covering news stories for Berkeleyside, […]