Hundreds of people gathered in a large warehouse on University Avenue Thursday evening to celebrate the building’s transformation from a…
We are very pleased to announce that we have been selected to lease the City of Berkeley-owned warehouse property at 1001 University Avenue to serve as our food sourcing and distribution hub. We are currently in lease negotiations with the City. Our food sourcing and distribution hub will have four functions: A distribution point for […]
Andy Olson – Making Local and Organic Accessible to Everyone When Berkeley Food Network member Anders Olson graduated from UC Berkeley in 2010 in the midst of an economic slump, he thought long and hard about how his work in the world might make a difference. His father encouraged him to think like an entrepreneur […]
After a successful convening of local agencies, the Berkeley Food Network team has determined the next steps and roles. Next steps include creating a formal membership structure, the initiation of training sessions for members, and establishing network-level services. The primary roles for the Berkeley Food Network will be To be a leader for collaboration among […]
Berkeley Food Network Convenes Local Agencies for first meeting In March Berkeley Food Network convened a gathering of individuals and agencies that are addressing food security in Berkeley. The meeting explored ways to coordinate and build on the work currently being done to meet the needs of the food insecure in Berkeley.