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Katrina Heron New Edible Schoolyard Project Director

November 7, 2012 berkeley bites

Veteran journalist Katrina Heron takes the reins at The Edible Schoolyard Project.

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Kickstarter Food: Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

March 30, 2012 food businesses

Kickstarter earned its reputation as the go-to place for up-and-coming filmmakers, gamers, and designers looking for funds. But increasingly it’s become a hub for those in the sustainable, local food scene seeking cash for their creative pursuits.

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Occupy Food: College Co-op Advocates Gather in Berkeley

January 6, 2012 berkeley bites

The research and training group CoFED works with college co-op advocates who want sustainable whole foods on campus — not a steady diet of fast food joints.

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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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Learning on the Half-Shell: Community Supported Oysters

November 30, 2011 civil eats

Pickleweed Point Community Oyster Farm aims to educate members about the benefits of the briny bivalve.

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Farm Together Now

December 20, 2010 bay area bites

Amy Franceschini, Daniel Tucker, and Anne Hamersky provide a portrait of the people, places, and ideas in the American New Food Movement in their recently-released book Farm Together Now.

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Operation Frontline: Teaching the Needy to Cook

June 22, 2010 civil eats

A couple of Saturdays ago, on a gorgeous sunny day when many Berkeleysiders were likely heading out for a hike, contemplating another coffee, or barely out of bed, I stopped by a cooking class taught at Ursula Sherman Village on Harrison Street, a transitional living facility for the  homeless in West Berkeley. Sponsored by Operation [...]

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Berkeley Farmers’ Market Man, Ben Feldman

June 18, 2010 berkeley bites

Find out what Berkeley Farmers’ Market program manager Ben Feldman loves about his job in this Berkeley Bites post.

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Q&A with Locavore Jessica Prentice of Three Stone Hearth

June 5, 2010 berkeley bites

Jessica Prentice’s claim to fame comes from coining the term locavore, chosen as the 2007 Word of the Year by the New Oxford American Dictionary. The New York City-trained natural chef lives and breathes the locavore lifestyle. She is a co-founder of Three Stone Hearth, a community supported kitchen cooperative in Berkeley, California, which sells [...]

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Wild Man Iso Rabins: A New Food Entrepreneur

May 21, 2010 civil eats

Take a walk on the wild side: A profile of Iso Rabins, founder of forageSF, San Francisco’s Underground Farmers Market, and The Wild Kitchen, an underground dinner of foraged foods.

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Meatless Mondays: A Handy Primer, Part One

May 17, 2010 food organizations

Every Monday is meatless in my home. Most Tuesdays-Sundays as well, as regular readers of this blog already know. Okay, there’s one notable exception, which you can read all about in a recent post, A Culinary Confession. But for the purposes of this blog entry: I’ve essentially been a veg head for the past three [...]

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Inside Berkeley’s School Kitchen: Part Two

May 14, 2010 food organizations

A follow-up on Ed Bruske of The Slow Cook blog’s series about the Berkeley Unified School District’s central kitchen and school lunch program, considered a model around the country.

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Five Reasons for Optimism on the School Food Front

May 6, 2010 food organizations

School food news: Introducing FoodCorps, Food Revolution Legacy, Changes in Chicago School Food, Cool School Food Advocates in Cyberspace and Children Champion Change.

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IACP Conference: 5 Gourmet Global Picks from Portland

April 29, 2010 food events

Global highlights from the 2010 International Association of Culinary Professionals Conference in Portland, Oregon.

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IACP Conference: 5 Portland Picks

April 28, 2010 food events

Local highlights from the 2010 International Association of Culinary Professionals Conference in Portland, Oregon.

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International Association of Culinary Professionals Conference, Portland, Oregon

April 26, 2010 food events

Event highlights from the International Association of Culinary Professionals Conference 2010, Portland, Oregon.

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What's Cooking at Berkeley's Kitchen?

February 25, 2010 food organizations

The Cal Cooking Club at UC Berkeley has spawned more than one non-profit culinary entity with international reach. Earlier this month I wrote about Sprouts Cooking Club, which offers classes to budding young chefs. Sprouts is the brainchild of Berkeley graduate Karen Rogers. Newcomer Berkeley’s Kitchen, founded by another UC-Berkeley alum Cristina Lau, aims to [...]

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