A fresh study looks at what happens after people change their meat-eating habits. Those who upped their intake — about 3.5 servings more per week — saw their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes during four years of follow-up increase by almost 50 percent.
To help combat exponential increases in hunger and demand for food assistance, the Alameda County Community Food Bank feeds 49,000 people a week. Its volunteers range from school children to retired Stanford University professors. They bag fresh produce, sort cans and fill boxes with essential foodstuffs.
The 6th Annual Supermarket Street Sweep is a charity bike race that benefits the San Francisco Food Bank. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, December 3.
Slow Food founder gives an inspiration talk on the global food movement at U.C. Berkeley’s popular new food politics class, Edible Education: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement.
New UC Berkeley class explores food politics with some of the food movement’s biggest names. The popular class is open to the general public.
Gleaning is the collection and use of excess food from farms. In this episode, we participate in gleaning with the organization, Farm to Pantry in Healdsburg, CA and use the produce to cook at a homeless shelter and rehab center.
New Taste Marketplace, a once-a-month food festival in Potrero Hill, will take place this Saturday, July 16 and will feature over thirty vendors selling hot and to-go foods.
To honor the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., the iconic civil rights leader and Nobel Peace prize winner I am sharing quotes in which he expresses thoughts about hunger, poverty and food-related injustice.
Get inspired to eat well, cook better, and give back to your communities with our New Year’s guide to foodie resolutions.
In San Francisco, one of every five children is at risk of going hungry and the numbers are similar in other Bay Area counties. As the holiday season begins, food bank and soup kitchen operators are reporting a spike in the number of families that are seeking food. Forum talk with officials from several Bay Area food agencies about the need they’re seeing and how people can help.
Every Monday, Marin Organic’s Glean Team, an all-ages group of volunteers, meets up at a local farm. Their task is simple: go through already-harvested rows and pick the best of what’s left. By the next day, this organic and local bounty will be on the plates of Marin kids in schools and camps all across the county.
Wine and dine for a good cause: indulge in the talents of 70 of the Bay Area’s finest chefs; imbibe in the goods from 75 of California’s leading vintners.