Many local businesses, including Chez Panisse, took part in A Taste of North Berkeley, a fundraiser for BUSD's gardening and cooking program.
Jezra Thompson, the new head of Berkeley schools' gardening and cooking program, explains why it's in peril, despite support.
Sidney Weinstein picks fresh produce from her large Berkeley garden and hand delivers it to some of the Bay Area's best restaurants.
There’s a secret green side to Berkeley, one that is not visible from the sidewalk.
Berkeleyside photographer Pete Rosos has created a stunning portrait gallery of the staff at BUSD's threatened gardening and cooking program.
Will Gaudet Jr. came through the Alice Waters backed Edible Schoolyard and now he's determined to turn people on to hemp burgers.
The Berkeley School Board looks likely to back a new plan aimed at sustaining the district's highly regarded cooking and gardening program.
Berkeley schools' pioneering cooking and gardening programs are at risk as federal funding is being cut. Parents are rallying to find solutions.
Katrina Heron, who recently took over as director of The Edible Schoolyard Project, wants to "upgrade the menu" at school lunches.
Last week saw the end of the 15-week Edible Education class at UC Berkeley orchestrated by Michael Pollan. Anna Mindess found the storytelling focus to be the most powerful ingredient in the mix.
Katrina Heron, a veteran journalist, takes over the reins at The Edible Schoolyard Project.
Three Berkeley elementary schools secure additional federal funding for their cooking and gardening programs for the next academic year.
Late last night, the Berkeley Unified School District School Board voted to authorize funding up to $350,000 for three elementary schools — Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, and Washington — that were in danger of losing their gardening and cooking programs for the next school year.