Tag: People’s Community Market

New Agriculture Policy Changes May Make it Easier to Start an Urban Farm in Oakland

New Agriculture Policy Changes May Make it Easier to Start an Urban Farm in Oakland

| November 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Growing and selling your own kale and green tomatoes in Oakland may get a lot easier in the next few months. Next week the Oakland City Council will have a final vote on amendments to its agricultural zoning policy that will remove costly barriers to starting an urban farm.

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Oakland’s Jack London District: A Food Desert For The Wealthy?

Oakland’s Jack London District: A Food Desert For The Wealthy?

| July 17, 2013 | 4 Comments

The Jack London District might finally get something it’s been lacking since its booming development: a real grocery store.

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Coming Soon: A Supermarket in West Oakland

Coming Soon: A Supermarket in West Oakland

| April 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

People’s Community Market, projected to open in West Oakland in the fall of 2014, is inching closer to full funding. Brahm Ahmadi explains to Sarah Henry why the supermarket has been a long time coming and what local residents can expect.

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People’s Community Market Closer to Finding Funding with White House Announcement

People’s Community Market Closer to Finding Funding with White House Announcement

| July 20, 2011 | 3 Comments

A full-service grocery store may finally come to the people of West Oakland. Learn more about an announcement today by First Lady Michelle Obama on a new food financing initiative designed to increase access to healthy, affordable food in underserved communities in California.

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