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Minimum Wage on Menu this November: The Tipping Point

October 28, 2014 edible east bay magazine

  Soon voters will decide whether or not to raise the minimum wage in two Bay Area cities. On the ballot in San Francisco, a measure to bump the minimum wage from $10.74 to $15. Across the bay in Oakland, an initiative that would lift the hourly pay from $9 to $12.25. Who isn’t in […]

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Oakland’s Protracted It Moment

May 31, 2014 chow

Oakland has emerged as a new culinary destination, with food as diverse as its residents.

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Edible East Bay: Spring Side Dishes

May 5, 2014 edible east bay magazine

Five stories about local food entrepreneurs and innovators in the East Bay.

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Oakland’s New Wave of Top Women Chefs

November 9, 2013 edible east bay magazine

Any females in the house? You betcha. Oakland is full of talented women chefs.

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Harvest Highlights

November 1, 2013 baking

Reporting news from the East Bay on oysters, urban farms, a bakery business with a conscience, a destination restaurant and more.

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Oakland’s Flourishing Food Scene

May 22, 2013 edible east bay magazine

Four more reasons to eat in Oakland.

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Commercial Community Kitchens: Trending Now

February 19, 2013 baking

Commercial kitchens with a community focus are popping up all over. Read about three with distinct flavors of their own.

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School Lunch 2.0: Oakland Headed for an Overhaul

August 29, 2012 edible east bay magazine

On the ballot this November: an ambitious plan to overhaul Oakland Unified School District’s inadequate and antiquated school food system, which serves 6.5 million meals a year to 38,000 students, 70 percent of whom are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.

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What’s Cooking with Sustainable Seafood?

May 20, 2012 edible east bay magazine

Find the latest on sustainable seafood practices — along with seafood cookbook recommendations, recipes, and advice on choosing sustainable seafood too — in the summer issue of Edible East Bay magazine.

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Tracie McMillan, The American Way of Eating and Rush

March 18, 2012 bay area bites

First-time author Tracie McMillan about going undercover for her book The American Way of Eating, bouncing back from a Rush Limbaugh attack, and why everyone wants to eat well.

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Urban Adamah: A Story with Legs

February 28, 2012 berkeley bites

The background behind a popular story of an urban farm with a social justice and spiritual focus.

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Best Blog Posts from the 2011 Lettuce Eat Kale Archives

December 28, 2011 baking

Wherein we look back at the stories of 2011 on LEK, pick the best of the bunch, and then take a nap.

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Give and Take: The Growing Food-Sharing Culture

August 15, 2011 canning & preserving

Sharing has made a comeback. People are now bartering, trading, exchanging, swapping, or simply giving away an abundance of homegrown produce or homemade food in a variety of creative ways. In the Harvest 2011 edition of Edible East Bay, I profile a couple who share their backyard with a pair who have created a demonstration […]

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Oakland’s Farm Fresh Approach to School Food

March 3, 2011 edible east bay magazine

Oakland Fresh School Produce Markets brings fresh, local, seasonal food to students and their families at affordable prices, right after the school bell rings. The model program, currently in 12 elementary schools, is slated to start in 13 more next school year.

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