Productive, sustainable food system requires equitability

Every day, at least twice a day, I walk the strip of Shattuck Avenue that connects the UC Berkeley campus to my apartment, which is conveniently located behind the Safeway Community Markets. Most of this stretch is known to locals as the “Gourmet Ghetto”, although the restaurants that give the
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New cafe Gadani opens in Downtown Berkeley

Berkeley residents can now enjoy a refreshing scoop of ice cream on a toasty egg puff waffle with the recent addition of Gadani, an earthy and simplistically designed café that officially opened its doors Saturday in Downtown Berkeley.
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Fruits and vegetables to buy this season

Contrary to popular belief, the average college student diet shouldn’t rely solely on frozen foods and booze. When you’ve decided it’s time to evolve from the nightly ramen splurges and drinking binges, step into the market and try buying these fruits and vegetables to expand your dietary horizons. This list
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Berry parfait, the perfect way to start your semester

The most important way to start your semester right is to start your first day right. Are we talking about wearing your nicest suit to dress for success or bringing an apple to class to get to know your professor? While we would let you do those at your own risk,
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Eating seasonally: herbed spaghetti squash

We decided to experiment with several in-season veggies for our dinner this week with entirely delicious results. Our idea came from the Student Organic Garden Association (SOGA) where we were lucky enough to be gardening when the opportunity to take home a spaghetti squash presented itself. Having never cooked one of these before, we decided to consult the wisdom of the internet. This recipe got us started concocting a plan of delicious action. With cherry tomatoes already on hand from the Gill Tract, we decided to add zucchini and chicken and call it a meal.
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