OFPC In The News

May 2014

Oakland Magazine

Oakland Slow on Urban-Ag Incentive Front

 

November 24th, 2013

San Francisco Chronicle

Bill would help plot to grow food on Oakland lots

 

April 17st 2013

East Bay Express

The Rules of Husbandry

 

January 30st,  2013

East Bay Express

City Slicker Farms Breaks Ground On New Urban Park and Farm

 

September 12th, 2012

East Bay Express

‘Berkeley Kitchens’ Take Shape in Historic West Berkeley Building

 

September 8th, 2012

East Bay Express

Rent-a-Food-Cart

 

April 12th, 2012

Oakland North

Oakland Food Policy Council fights for access, an equitable food system

 

April 9th, 2012

Oakland Local

Pies with a permit: The California Homemade Food Act heads to the vote

 

February 12, 2012

Oakland Tribune

Oakland aims to rebuild local food system one farm at a time

 

December 7, 2011

East Bay Express

Oakland City Council Approves Food Truck Policy

 

December 6, 2011

Oakland Local

New mobile vending proposal could create “food pods” throughout Oakland

 

December 1, 2011

Oakland Local

In Oakland, mixed feeling about livestock

 

October 18, 2011

Oakland Local

California Endowment names Oaklander Jennifer LeBarre health hero

 

October 13, 2011

Oakland Local

New CA financing initiative to increase access to healthy food in Oakland

 

October 11, 2011
CBS Channel 5 News

Bay Area Urban Farmers Raising Animals for Slaughter

 

October 10, 2011

Huffington Post
Urban farming spreads throughout bay area

 

October 9th, 2011

Sacramento Bee

Should Oakland’s backyard farmers raise and kill animals for food?

 

October 6, 2011

East Bay Express Blog

Urban Farming Is no Longer a Crime

 

October 6, 2011

San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland allows urban farmers to sell produce

 

October 5, 2011

KQED Radio

Oakland Eases Fees on Urban Farmers

 

October 4, 2011

Los Angeles Times

More home-grown businesses expected under Oakland ordinance

 

October 4, 2011

Oakland North

Oakland Urban Livestock Reports explores impacts of raising animals on city farms

Video: http://vimeo.com/29985181

 

October 3rd, 2011

KQED Radio

Oakland Makes it Easier to Grow, Sell Produce

 

October 3rd 2011

Oakland Local

Oakland to Legalize Home-Grown Produce

 

September 29, 2011

Oakland Local

Healthy foods bill could bring more grocery stores and farmers’ markets to East and West Oakland

 

September 18th 2011

Cal Alumni Association

Justice—and Good Grub—For All

 

September 19th 2011

Basil Talk Radio

 

Aug. 5, 2011

Oakland Tribune

Update city zoning laws to aid urban agriculture

 

Summer 2011

Edible East Bay

Oakland Contemplates a “Bill of Rights” for Urban Farmers

 

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Los Angeles Times

Across the Bay Area, urban farming is in season

Republished in Seattle Times

Republished in Times Colonist (Victoria, British Columbia)

 

July 26, 2011

East Bay Express

OMFG! There’s a New Street Food Promoter in Town

 

July 23, 2011

Oakland Local

Planning for urban farming – Oakland holds public brainstorming

 

KTVU: Channel 2

OAKLAND: Urban Farming Could Get Some Ground Rules

 

July 22, 2011

Oakland North

At planning meeting, Oaklanders debate over urban animal husbandry: Coverage of Oakland’s first community meeting on urban agriculture

 

July 21st 2011

Oakland Local

Help Oakland revise its urban agriculture policy

 

July 16th, 2011
East Bay Express
Oakland Takes First Step Toward Embracing Urban Agriculture

July 2nd 2011

NBCBayArea.com

Oakland Sprouting New Farming Laws: Coverage of Oakland’s efforts to update urban agriculture zoning laws

 

June 16th, 2011
Oakland North

Planning commission votes to ease restrictions on selling backyard produce

 

Sunday, June 12, 2011

San Francisco Chronicle: Home & Garden Section

Meet the farmer next door

 

May 09, 2011

San Francisco Chronicle

Oakland urban farming prompts plan to redo rules, Zoning overhaul would include selling produce, raising livestock

 

April 27, 2011

Oakland Local

Oakland food truck debate rages at City Hall

 

April 15, 2011

Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture

Cultivation Meets Regulation: Bay Area Urban Agriculture

 

April 12, 2011

Oakland Local

ReGrowing Oakland Food: The Future of Urban Food

 

April 06, 2011

Oakland Local

Urban Farmer Novella Carpenter ‘busted’ by city of Oakland – for chard?

 

April 05, 2011

San Francisco Chronicle

Novella Carpenter could use a hand, Oakland

 

March 30th, 2011

Oakland North

Iconic urban farm at risk of city fines

 

July 14th, 2010

Oakland Local

Oakland Planning Commission Considers Adding a Health Element to City’s General Plan

 

July 1st, 2010

Oakland Local

Growing Food on City Land: Challenging, but not impossible

 

Summer 2010

Food Ethics Magazine

Food Policy Councils: A model of the future?

 

May 10th, 2010

Oakland Local

Food First: Ending “food deserts” and creating change

 

March 10th, 2010

Oakland Local

Better food for all: Oakland Food Policy Council plans 2010 programs

 

February 24th, 2010

Oakland North

Oakland Food Policy Council plants seeds for a fall harvest

 

November 2nd, 2009

Oakland Local

Community News: New Report Reveals Potential for Food Production on Oakland’s Public Land

 

October 18th, 2009

Oakland Local

Community Feedback on Oakland Food Policy Council

 

October 9th, 2009

Oakland Local

New Oakland Food Policy Council Sets Course for Better Food Access, Social Change

 

Harvest 2009

Edible East Bay

Creating a common table

 

July 9th, 2009

Oakland Tribune

Mayor wants to help Oakland food system

 

May 4th 2007

East Bay Express

Food Policy Council Wants Oakland to go Micro-Local

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