Learn How to Cut Your Plastic Use During Plastic-Free July

Learn How to Cut Your Plastic Use During Plastic-Free July

Creating a plastic-free future is possible only if we change our plastic use habits. Through July, the Berkeley Ecology Center ...
Find Out What’s Happening at Local Urban Farms: July 13

Find Out What’s Happening at Local Urban Farms: July 13

Urban Farm Oasis (formerly Biofuel Oasis) invites you to come see what your East Bay neighbors are up to in ...
“Frozay” Cocktail for a Hot Summer Evening

“Frozay” Cocktail for a Hot Summer Evening

What could be nicer on a hot evening than to have your friend make you a frozen wine cocktail? My ...
Seed Libraries Growing Strong

Seed Libraries Growing Strong

The Bay Area has blossomed into a thriving hub of seed libraries. It started with the Berkeley Ecology Center’s Bay ...
On the Burger Beat with the Moveable Feast

On the Burger Beat with the Moveable Feast

Story and photos by Meredith Pakier I LOVE A GOOD BURGER, and with a mind to wrap my hands around ...
Editor’s Mixing Bowl

Editor’s Mixing Bowl

since the thing perhaps is to eat flowers and not to be afraid                                 —e.e.cummings “Our culture ferments fear,” says ...
Mohka House

Mohka House

Yemen's most gracious cultural ambassador to Oakland Story and photos by Yolanda Romo You may know mocha as a chocolate-flavored ...
Snack Parade

Snack Parade

Story and Illustration by Bri James Can't decide between pizza and poke? Koobideh or karaage? With a choose-your-own-adventure at these ...
What's In Season? Squash and Squash Blossoms!

What’s In Season? Squash and Squash Blossoms!

By Barbara Kobsar | Illustration by Charmaine Koehler-Lodge The flower stalls at the farmers’ markets offer many beautiful bunches and ...
A Landscape of the Imagination

A Landscape of the Imagination

Creativity blooms on the Mills Community Farm By Rachel Trachten | Watercolor by Karen Fiene | Photos by Zach Pine ...