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 »
Fipronil has been added to the list of pesticides banned in the EU in an attempt to halt declining bee populations. Bee colony collapse has been linked to use of a certain class of pesticides, called neonicotinoids. Head to this article in the Guardian for more on Europe’s move. We posted a few weeks ago… Read more »
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 »
Next Wednesday, taste and learn one of HuNia Bradley’s delicious recipes at the Albany Farmers’ Market. HuNia will be leading a cooking demonstration as part of our Farmers’ Market Cooking Demonstration series. This series was created to provide people with knowledge that they can easily take home and put to use in their own kitchens.… Read more »
Farm Fresh Choice invites young people, youth advocates, and East Bay community members to learn about criminal law directly from lawyers who work to promote social welfare through the defense of human and civil rights.
Emily Abraham and Gautam Jagannath, staff attorneys at Social Justice Collaborative, will give a talk about street law topics such… Read more »