Edible East Bay holds its annual Local Hero Awards voting as part of its involvement with Edible Communities, Inc. The announcements of the winners from each of our 70+ regional Edible Communities magazines help to raise broader awareness of the achievements by small to mid-sized businesses in reinvigorating the traditions of local food production. In…

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Grow your gardening inspiration with East Bay garden pros at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show—March 23–27 Story and photo by Katie Trevino-Zimmerman Pictured: Linda Bennett, Stefani Bittner, and Linval “Fishtea” Owens of Star Apple Edible Gardens As more and more people get on the local-food bandwagon, some are proudly answering the movement’s central…

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Food is fundamental to our own health, and also to the health of our communities. The movement for clean, healthy food for all people has deep and easily traceable roots in the soils of Berkeley, where Chez Panisse is about to celebrate its 40th anniversary. That restaurant’s founder, Alice Waters, was on hand January 14…

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Editor’s Mixing Bowl SF Flower & Garden Show: Oakland’s Star Apple Edible Gardens is the star Local Hero Award Winners Goodbye, Green Jell-O: Local healthcare professionals are bringing a more nutritious green hue to hospital food Slow Money: The movement for sustainable financing options for food and farming enterprises in the East Bay Annals of…

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