From media to policy pathways, our program Market Match continues to gain exciting traction. The program was covered by KQED’s California Report, highlighting how the program works to help low-income shoppers afford healthy fruits & vegetables, and helps farmers increase their sales to make ends meet. At the same time, the piece shared how the… Read more »
This morning when the proposed soda taxes in San Francisco and Berkeley were discussed on KQED’s Forum, a question came up: is there even one doctor who is against a soda tax? They are sure keeping quiet. In contrast, a long list of medical, dental, and health professionals are vocal supporters of the soda tax.… Read more »
Last week, Bay Area Bites, the food blog arm of KQED, published a piece on our Farmers’ Market Finder tool. FMFinder.org is becoming the go-to for anyone looking for a Farmers’ Market near them in California, and its features allow CalFresh and WIC recipients to find farmers’ markets to spend their benefits. This tool is… Read more »
350 Bay Area and Californians Against Fracking invite you to come hear scientist, author and activist, Dr. Sandra Steingraber, author of Raising Elijah
and Living Downstream
, on the known and hidden dangers of fracking and how to build a movement to stop this extreme extraction and protect our communities, health and the climate.
Sandra … Read more »
As a recent media story from KQED, “The Political Firestorm Inside Your Sofa,” points out, California is usually seen as a state that leads on environmental issues. In the case of state law TB 117, the state seems a dangerous dinosaur, risking public health for an outdated fire safety policy. TB 117 is under scrutiny… Read more »