Taste of North Berkeley to Benefit BUSD Garden & Cooking Program, 11/12/13

Taste of North Berkeley to Benefit BUSD Garden & Cooking Program, 11/12/13

This coming Tuesday, stroll, sip and taste at Gourmet Ghetto eateries, shops and galleries and help keep school gardens alive! All proceeds of this one-night event benefit the Berkeley Unified School District Garden and Cooking Program. If you are a parent, grandparent or supporter of food literacy, come join. A few schools will have tables… Read more »

Berkeley’s School Garden and Cooking Program Will Continue, and Is Hiring for a Program Supervisor

Berkeley's School Garden and Cooking Program Will Continue, and Is Hiring for a Program Supervisor

The well-loved Garden and Cooking Program at Berkeley’s public schools has received critical support from the School Board and community. The programs at 14 Berkeley public schools are facing an uncertain future, due to $1.9 million per year in federal funding being cut (head to KQED’s Bay Area Bites blog for detailed background reading). The… 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 »

Speak Out Tonight to Save Berkeley’s School Garden and Cooking Programs!

Speak Out Tonight to Save Berkeley's School Garden and Cooking Programs!

As KQED’s Bay Area Bites laid it out this week, Berkeley’s vibrant school gardening and cooking programs are in danger of losing their federal funding for next year. The Berkeley Food Policy Council, along with many community members and groups are organizing efforts to keep this program going. They are making the case at the… Read more »

Save Berkeley Public Schools’ Cooking and Gardening Programs, Thursday, 4/11/13

Save Berkeley Public Schools' Cooking and Gardening Programs, Thursday, 4/11/13

The Berkeley Food Policy Council and the Berkeley Unified School District will be hosting a public information event, “Save BUSD Gardens and Cooking Programs!” BUSD has one of the oldest and most successful food and nutrition programs in the nation. It teaches students where their food comes from and how to prepare healthy foods for… Read more »