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Berkeley Bites: Lois Porter, Mamie & Makhi’s Sweet Potato Pie

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Lois Porter took a beloved family recipe and developed a sweet potato product that takes some of the time out of cooking with these nutritious tubers.

With the seasonal shift to fall and Thanksgiving around the corner, her perishable product was recently picked up by both Berkeley Bowls and makes its debut tomorrow at the Beehive Market. It is also available at Piedmont Grocery and hits the aisles soon at Whole Foods in Oakland. Under her Mamie … Continue reading »

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Going underground: Dinners feature Berkeley wineries

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Berkeleyans will have the chance to dip their toes into the underground dining movement tonight as the first of a new wine club dinner series kicks off in a loft on Seventh Street.

Organized by the people behind the recently launched Beehive Market, the weekly Tuesday-night dinners will celebrate vintners who are working here in the East Bay, including in Berkeley.

Julia Fry, co-founder with Isaac Cronin of the Beehive Market, came up with with the idea of … Continue reading »

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Beehive Market, new to Berkeley, off to a good start

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Last Saturday’s inaugural Beehive Market was deemed a success by its founders and many vendors, despite a few teething glitches and some weather issues. The self-described “hipster” green market also drew compliments from residents in west Berkeley who saw it as a positive addition to their community.

Co-founder Julie Fry estimates about 1,000 people walked through the market which was held in the parking lot of the Berkeley Adult School. She said gusty winds — and a lack of stabilizing … Continue reading »

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New ‘hipster’ green market to open in Berkeley

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A new green market will open on June 12 in the parking lot at the Berkeley Adult School on San Pablo and Virginia. The founders of Beehive Market describe it as a “hipster green lifestyle market… celebrating all things cool about being a green localist”.

Isaac Cronin, who founded Beehive with Julia Fry, says the goal is to be a regional, destination market, providing all sorts of locally sourced and made products, in addition to some more typical farmers’ … Continue reading »

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