With a beautiful new facility and a significant new client, the Oakland startup with a social mission is making its mark.
The socially conscious coffee company is off and running after a successful crowdfunding campaign; it also takes over Blue Bottle's coveted farmers market spot in Berkeley.
With the first Red Bay Coffee Roasters café, Keba Konte hopes to transform low-wage jobs and bring some diversity into the coffee business.
The second annual Eat Real Festival, a three-day showcase of the best of the Bay Area’s street food carts, local growers, artisan beer and wine purveyors, cheese makers, urban homesteaders, and other local food crafters kicks off tomorrow at Jack London Square in downtown Oakland.
Each Friday in this space food writer Sarah Henry asks a well-known, up-and-coming, or under-the-radar food aficionado about their favorite tastes in town, preferred food purveyors and other local culinary gems worth sharing.