BUSD's beleaguered cooking and gardening program will see a welcome injection of funds from the soda tax.
More low-income Californians will get access to fresh produce because of a $3.7 million federal grant.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who fought unsuccessfully to establish a cap on the size of soda portions sold in that city, has donated $85,000 to the Yes on Measure D campaign.
Berkeley's alternative food programs and businesses in the spotlight on a food soverignty tour co-hosted by Bay Area Green Tours Saturday.
Food Day, on October 24th, will highlight the good, bad, and ugly of the way we consume food in this country.
Martin Bourque, Executive Director of the Ecology Center, which has the contract for residential manages all recycling in Berkeley, sends in this report on the impact of the new split recycling carts which most city residents should now have received. He also addresses many of our readers’ questions and comments. (See the varied views on this issue with Berkeleyside’s previous coverage.)
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