At its current home in West Berkeley, the faith-based community farm hosts a three-month residential leadership program where fellows get agricultural training through progressive Jewish spiritual practice.
New regulations allow Berkeley property owners to start community gardens, grow produce for sale or donation, and lead farming workshops without the need for permits.
Urban Adamah moved into its new 2-acre farm in West Berkeley on Sunday Oct. 23 and held a big open house to celebrate.
A sustainable agriculture organization that hopes to create an urban farm and training program for the next generation of urban farmers has nearly broken ground.
Urban Adamah performed a ritual slaughter of 15 chickens this week despite a previous community outcry.
Community farm Urban Adamah was forced to cancel a workshop after activists threatened to protest on May 4, International Respect for Chickens Day.
Openings, closing and fun food events in the East Bay: it's all here in the new Nosh Bites.
Urban Adamah has purchased a 2.2-acre lot next to a restored section of Codornices Creek in West Berkeley.
The Tribune Tavern opens on April 10, Campovida winery launches new tasting room... all this and more hot East Bay food news.
WATCH THE AUDITIONS The San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival auditions start in Berkeley this weekend (continuing in San Francisco on Jan. 19-20) and are open to the public. According to those who have attended in the past, it’s a great event to see with each performance of a few minutes offering an incredible variety of dancing. Kids go free, adults $10 and it’s in-and-out privileges, so you can watch for a while, go out to lunch, come back and watch some more. Auditions take place on Saturday and Sunday Jan. 12 and 13 at Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus from 11am – 7pm. For details visit the Festival’s website. (more…)
This Sunday at UC Berkeley's Pauley Ballroom the non-profit organization Three Squares raises awareness -- and funds -- for its free cooking programs for low-income residents.
GETTING MEATY Green Papaya, the Thai vegetarian restaurant at 2016 Shattuck in downtown, is switching it up. It’s changing its name to Thanu’s Kitchen and is adding meat to the menu. A notice on the door says that the new spot will open soon. “Although we’re changing things up a bit here, we will still offer vegetarians our selective menu and, no worries, our utilities such as pots, pans, and ingredients for vegetarian will most definitely be separated from non-vegetarian,” write the owners, who say the change is due to “a low volume of vegan/vegetarian consumers”.