Food for Body, Food for Thought, Food for Justice: People’s Grocery in Oakland, California

By: Wednesday July 24, 2013 2:40 pm

The neighborhood of West Oakland in California has long been without a large grocery store, let alone one that offers healthy, fresh food. With unemployment at about 10% and nearly half the population of 30,000 residents living at or below the poverty line, West Oakland is a neighborhood that grocery store chains have claimed isn’t able to sustain a full-functioning store. But the logic that West Oakland lacks buying power isn’t sound.

 

Come Saturday Morning: To CSA or Not to CSA?

By: Saturday April 10, 2010 6:59 am

I love farmers’ markets and I love the idea of CSA shares. But with only two people in my household, is it worth it for me to get a share or even a half-share CSA?

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