Already ahead of the curve in many ways, OUSD is building a state-of-the-art central kitchen to allow schools to serve fresher, better and more sustainable food.
Echoes of social justice programs that the Black Panther Party started resonate within current East Bay food-justice groups.
A Berkeley forum tackles the legacy of slavery on African-Americans’ relationship with food production, food insecurity, and the whiteness of the food justice movement, among many other topics.
Learn about The New Normal's name change to Temescal Brewing, and get updates on Kobani, Belotti Ristorante, Hawker Fare, and much more in this week's Bites.
Through its groundbreaking policy work, educational initiatives and engaging social media presence, Roots of Change challenges easy thinking about food issues.
So much to share this week: La Marcha is open in West Berkeley, Mamacitas Café is doing a preview for its brick-and-mortar location, a new brewery is headed to North Oakland and more.
Raj Patel is a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley’s Center for African Studies, an honorary research fellow at the School of Development Studies at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, and a fellow at The Institute for Food and Development Policy, also known as Food First, in Oakland.