The Center for Ecoliteracy's new cookbook-guide Cooking with California Food in K-12 Schools aims to improve school food beyond Berkeley.
Author Michael Pollan teams up with artist Maira Kalman -- and several reader/eaters -- in the new edition of "Food Rules: An Eater's Manual."
Fundraising efforts for the Edible Schoolyard Project as part of Chez Panisse's 40th birthday celebrations far exceeds expectations.
Forty years after a young Alice Waters opened what was to become one of the most famous restaurants in the world, the Chez Panisse owner is using the anniversary to focus less on the brown-shingled eatery and more on her mission to see kids eating healthily at school.
Chez Panisse will be 40 years old this summer, and there are certain to be all sorts of food-related events to celebrate the anniversary. For example, there are whispers that Michael Pollan will be giving a series of lectures on food that is open to both students and the public.
Do Berkeleyside readers even need an introduction to the mother of the American fresh, local, sustainable, organic food movement?
Berkeley Unified School District’s School Lunch Initiative (SLI) has been hailed nationwide as a model for teaching children about food and the importance of good nutrition.
This weekend offers the opportunity to celebrate and support one of Berkeley’s best ideas. The Edible Schoolyard at King Middle School will be hosting its annual plant sale in the garden. Schoolyard founder Alice Waters will be on hand on Saturday morning to meet, greet and sign copies of her new book, “In the Green Kitchen”; and Bakesale Betty’s will be serving its iconic organic chicken sandwiches.
Alice Waters is calling on the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) and activist John Stauber to issue a public apology and to “retract false statements” made by the OAC on the subject of sewage sludge. The OCA accused Ms Waters and the Chez Panisse Foundation of acting hypocritically.