The LNU and CZU Lightning complex fires have caused hazardous working conditions, endangered structures and prevented harvesting on farms that sell at Berkeley’s three weekly markets.
Growers and operators grapple with public health concerns, the loss of restaurant partners and a finicky customer base.
Police expect large numbers at the rally and the Ecology Center is afraid that violent clashes in the park will spill over into the market.
Farmers markets aren’t just about shopping — they’re also a place where you can find an excellent, unique meal.
So much news! Openings include Herb n’ Chicken, Spats, Grand Fare and Steel Rail and a whiskey distillery is on its way.
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 Blue Bottle no longer selling at farmers markets, two upstart East Bay coffee companies are in the running for the slot.
Emeryville’s Public Market announces the addition of two new restaurants, Shiba Ramen and KoJa Kitchen. This and much more in this week’s Bites.
More low-income Californians will get access to fresh produce because of a $3.7 million federal grant.
Citing safety concerns, the city of Berkeley wants to move the North Berkeley farmers market to a few hundred feet south-east of its current site on Shattuck Avenue.
Throughout history, mandarins were used as stocking stuffers along with chocolate coins.