Local childcare providers have risen to the challenge of looking after their charges during the pandemic. They have even found silver linings amid the heightened restrictions.
The stories of three Black enterprises demonstrate Berkeley’s economic diversity and ingenuity of its entrepreneurs, even amidst a pandemic.
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] 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] 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.
[Sponsored] Glasses made by the West Berkeley eyewear company have helped thousands see colors for the first time.