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 »

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 »