Gill Tract in Albany Provides Fertile Ground for “Occupy the Farm”

Gill Tract in Albany Provides Fertile Ground for "Occupy the Farm"
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 »

Support the Albany Farmers’ Market – Attend Commission Meeting Next Tue, 3/13/12

Support the Albany Farmers' Market - Attend Commission Meeting Next Tue, 3/13/12
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 »

Grand Opening of Albany Farmers’ Market this Wednesday 5/4/11

Grand Opening of Albany Farmers' Market this Wednesday 5/4/11
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 »