Here’s what’s inspiring us to think big for 2015:
1. We helped pass Measure D, doing what we always do: convening, creating content-rich events, engaging the community, and changing the environment so it supports health, justice, and resilience.
2. Market Match expanded to 153 farmers’ markets in California, creating 46,412 purchases of affordable fruits and… Read more »
Did you need something else to love about Thanksgiving? Here you go: it’s a perfect poster child holiday for zero food waste. Thanksgiving, after all, falls before another very important holiday, unofficially known as Leftovers Day. More than just plates full of our favorite foods, Thanksgiving is also a day to respect and honor the… Read more »
We were bolstered this year as SB 270, California’s bag ban, made its way through the legislature, and landed on Gov. Brown’s desk late last month. As he signed it, he wrote, “This bill is a step in the right direction – it reduces the torrent of plastic polluting our beaches, parks and even the… Read more »
We waste over 40% of our food, while 80% of freshwater use and 33% of fossil fuel emissions are due to our food system. At the same time, 1 in 5 people in Alameda County are food insecure or do not know where their next meal is coming from at some point during the year.… Read more »
We were thrilled when our dedicated volunteer, Alex, came in with a “new” lamp for our staff to use. He had recently found an old iMac computer in a free pile on the street. By removing the screen and many of the internal components, Alex was able to give a second life to the molded… Read more »