Food Politics: How Did Your Legislator Vote in 2013?

Food Politics: How Did Your Legislator Vote in 2013?

Californians have a new tool to track what their legislators in Sacramento are doing for better, healthier food systems. The California Food Policy Council just released their report for 2013, tracking 10 of the most critical proposed food system-related bills. A quick scan shows how each legislator voted across the plank of food bills, increasing… Read more »

Dine Out for an Edible Education in Berkeley, 5/30/13

Dine Out for an Edible Education in Berkeley, 5/30/13

Make one meal matter on Thursday, May 30th. Berkeley’s vibrant school garden and cooking programs are in danger of being cut after losing their federal funding for next year. You can help raise money for this program by simply eating out and enjoying a meal! A great line up of partnering restaurants have agreed to… Read more »

Success for the California Homemade Food Act

Success for the California Homemade Food Act

Great news! An effort led by the Sustainable Economies Law Center has culminated with the signing of the California Homemade Food Act, or AB 1616, by Gov. Brown last Friday. This success for small scale food producers was aided by the Berkeley Food Policy Council, whose member organizations wrote in letters of support, along with… Read more »

Food Justice: A Brown Bag Lunch Talk 5/9/11

Food Justice: A Brown Bag Lunch Talk 5/9/11

Join us as the Center for Ecoliteracy, Ecology Center, and Berkeley Office of Energy and Sustainable Development host a brown bag lunch talk with Robert Gottlieb, co-author of Food Justice… Read more », and the Berkeley Food Policy Council Monday, May 9 at 12pm, at the Tamalpais Room of the David Brower Center: 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley.