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September 24, 2019

Berkeleyside – New warehouse for Berkeley Food Network will help it deliver food to the hungry

Hundreds of people gathered in a large warehouse on University Avenue Thursday evening to celebrate the building’s transformation from a…

November 18, 2018

SF Chronicle – Bay Area developing ambitious new tools to reduce hunger

The battle against hunger is no longer confined to traditional realms like food banks and religious organizations. In the Bay Area, more activists and local governments are trying to...

September 30, 2018

Hub Kitchen Launching Soon!

The Berkeley Food Network is piloting our Hub Kitchen Project this fall. The goal of this project is to increase the supply of nutritious complete...

August 15, 2018

Meet Sarah, Our New Chef and Director of Programs

Sarah began at BFN on August 15 and is already working hard to get our Hub Kitchen project off the ground sometime in

August 1, 2018

New home for the Berkeley Food Network

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...

April 27, 2018

Why we oppose the House Agriculture Committee Chairperson’s 2018 Farm Bill

Why We Oppose the House Ag Committee Chairman’s 2018 Farm Bill Thanks to Stephen Knight, Director of Policy at the Alameda County Community Food Bank,...

April 27, 2018

Andy Olson – Making Local and Organic Accessible to Everyone

Andy Olson – Making Local and Organic Accessible to Everyone When Berkeley Food Network member Anders Olson graduated from UC Berkeley in 2010 in the...

April 3, 2018

Meet the Dynamic Duo – Jocelyn Foreman and Kristin Weinberger

Meet the Dynamic Duo – Jocelyn Foreman and Kristin Weinberger Jocelyn Foreman, BUSD’s Site Coordinator for Family Engagement and Equity at Malcolm X and John...

March 5, 2018

Berkeleyside – Berkeley Food Network fills the gaps for nonprofits working to end food insecurity

Every day, the Alameda County Community Food Bank delivers thousands of pounds of produce, dairy products, eggs, bread and other fresh foods to soup kitchens, food pantries, senior centers and other nonprofits working to...

May 23, 2017

Roles and next steps determined

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...

May 1, 2017

Berkeley Food Network Convenes Local Agencies for first meeting

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...