You probably remember the successful soda tax in Berkeley during the 2014 election. That same election year, there was a proposed San Francisco soda tax that failed to pass. Now, two years later, that could change as Berkeley’s neighboring cities are taking steps to increase health awareness by proposing their own taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages… Read more »
This last weekend, in one of the more lively Earth Day activities, a group of 300 people took over the Gill Tract in Albany, and promptly began preparing the land to farm 10,000 plant starts. With banners reading “Occupy the Farm: Take Back the Tract” and “Whole food not Whole Foods,” the organizers are evolving… Read more »
Last week the Albany Patch posted about the uncertain future of the seasonal Albany Market. The question in front of the City of Albany is whether the market will continue at the current Solano and San Pablo location this season, or be put on hold indefinitely. The Planning and Zoning Commission will be discussing whether… Read more »
Come by this Wednesday to the grand opening of the Albany Farmers’ Market on the 1100 block of Solano Avenue, west of San Pablo Avenue. Join us for the ribbon cutting ceremony with Albany Mayor Farid Javandel at 3:30, followed by music by Dewayne & Maurice (jazz duo) and more. The Albany Farmers’ Market, operated… Read more »
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