Food in Community

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

Where to Eat and Drink Alfresco Story and photos by Meredith Pakier It's hard to imagine a time when parklets ...
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Meet the Harvest Made Market Cart

Meet the Harvest Made Market Cart

No more aching arms and squashed strawberries By Rachel Trachten Have you seen someone like me at your local farmers’ ...
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Zero-Waste Warriors and Art Activists Do Battle with Plastics

Zero-Waste Warriors and Art Activists Do Battle with Plastics

If Wishes Were Fishes Untangling the plastics problem during the pandemicAn interview with Martin Bourque,Executive Director of the Ecology Center ...
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Getting to Fair Share with Town and City Permaculture

Getting to Fair Share with Town and City Permaculture

“Permaculture is a philosophy of working with, rather than against nature; of protracted and thoughtful observation rather than protracted and ...
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School & Community Garden Check-In

School & Community Garden Check-In

What’s been happening around the East Bay? By Rachel Trachten | Photos by Rachel Stanich In March when everything shut ...
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CoCo San Sustainable Farm

CoCo San Sustainable Farm

Jumping Through Hoops How a psychologist/activist built a farm for the community on Contra Costa County Sanitary District land By ...
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Dig Deep Farms

Dig Deep Farms

Digging Deeper for Better Food Access and Better Health Alameda County officials hope this food hub and urban farm project ...
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Takeout for the cause

Takeout for the cause

Resistance Is a Loaf of Babka Story and photos by Meredith Pakier It’s not news that, this year, the restaurant ...
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Port Perks Pop-up Market

Port Perks Pop-up Market

No Grocery Store? No Problem! Port Costa’s Port Perks pop-up market fills the bill … at least for now By ...
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More Favorite Food Boxes

More Favorite Food Boxes

Pre-packed food boxes for contactless pickup/delivery are trending all over—even with the USDA! Nearly every restaurant with takeout is looking ...
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