The stories of three Black enterprises demonstrate Berkeley’s economic diversity and ingenuity of its entrepreneurs, even amidst a pandemic.
Sponsored: Bayer has been operating in what it calls Next Normal mode for 12 weeks. Health and safety director Kingsley Chigbu talks about best practices for reopening a business with employees’ safety top of mind.
Sponsored: Berkeley businesses are finding new ways to deliver value to the community – and society at large – in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Sponsored: Some of Berkeley’s small businesses are devising new products, services to survive through the pandemic.
Sponsored: Alchemy is growing an innovative worker-owned café business that’s buzzing with community energy in the Lorin District.
[Sponsored] Berkeley-based All Power Labs makes machines that generate carbon-negative energy from agriculture waste materials.
[Sponsored] West Berkeley-based Urban Ore is a treasure trove of unique upcycled gifts with interesting backstories.
Sponsored: Celebrating the diversity of our local home market, we take a look at intentional communities where collaboration is often part of the living arrangement.
Sponsored: In the fall of 2020, EBI will be saying ‘bienvenidos’ to its first cohort of sixth and seventh graders with limited or no prior Spanish experience. Applications are open now.
[Sponsored] The West Berkeley company brings the plant-based meat revolution to our furry friends, with high protein vegan pet food formulated for healthy cat and dog diets.
[Sponsored] ACCI, an artist-run co-op offering hand made objects by skilled local artisans, provides a great alternative to big box retail and online shopping for the holidays.
[Sponsored] At its large West Berkeley complex of buildings, Meyer Sound manufactures precision products that are used at venues large and small around the world.
Sponsored: French bilingual middle school Ecole Bilingue de Berkeley has opened a new program for students who don’t yet speak French but are interested in an immersion program with very small class sizes.
Sponsored: Bayhill, a small private high school in Berkeley educates and empowers students with learning differences such as dyslexia and ADHD.
[Sponsored] Gather is helping to expand the farm-to-table movement by weaving together fine dining, hyperlocal ingredients and a focus on social enterprise.
[Sponsored] West Berkeley-based Metro Lighting makes its products on site, often from salvaged items.