Gill Tract project may feed many

Sixteen months after advocates for community urban farming took over the university’s Gill Tract agricultural experiment station on Earth Day, April 22, 2012, community members are back in the land and farming a portion of it — but this time by invitation to members of the community to get involved Read More…

Take back the tract

CAMPUS ISSUES: The Occupy protesters farming on the Gill Tract in Albany have a promising, attainable goal. Administrators should listen.

The greatest accomplishments often flourish from the smallest, most radical beginnings. A continued protest on University of California research land in Albany presents an opportune moment for productive change in the local community. Occupy demonstrators set up an encampment Sunday on a UC Berkeley-administered research plot in Albany known as Read More…