Tag Archives: food

Bay Area Rescue Mission

Bay Area Rescue Mission helps local people get back on their feet

The Bay Area Rescue Mission team reflects on the achievements of its recent graduates and provides a readers with a look at the services it has to offer.
A young boy enjoys his healthy food choice. (photo by Isara Krieger)

First Annual Food Day event in Richmond promotes healthy diets

Food Day is a new national initiative created by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. It’s dedicated to teaching Americans to eat healthier foods and educating them about health issues that are preventable...
Last week’s Meeting of the Minds Conference at the Craneway Pavilion brought together civic leaders and social innovators to help create efficient urban environments (photo by Matt Beagle)

Meeting of the Minds aims to design more livable cities

Last week’s Meeting of the Minds Conference at the Craneway Pavilion brought together social entrepreneurs, politicians and innovation strategists to help Richmond and other cities design more efficient, livable urban environments. Here are four audio...
450 city managers and business and nonprofit executives discussed initiatives that can be replicated globally at Craneway Pavilion. (photo by Maya Craig)

Conference highlights innovative approaches for sustainable city

Over a two-day period, conference participants presented projects ranging from the rehabilitation of public parks and arts education to sustainable energy and transportation initiatives. A number of local projects demonstrated how Richmond is being transformed...
Anna Lee and Jae Choy are the owners of Angelo's Gourmet Delicatessen. The couple chooses not to raise the prices of their sandwiches despite economic struggles.  (Photo by Angelica Casas)

Locally Richmond: Angelo’s Gourmet Delicatessen

Many things change over the course of two decades. But change is rare at Angelo’s Gourmet Delicatessen, where the prices have increased only once. In the newest edition of Locally Richmond, meet Anna Lee and...
One of Let's Grow Richmond's Cool Green Bags filled with nonperishables for hungry families in Richmond(photo/Candese Charles)

Richmond residents buy food for their neighbors one Cool Green Bag at a time

Let’s Grow Richmond, a brand new non-profit organization, has already managed to collect about 1500 pounds of foods through its’ new initiative, The Cool Green Bag, dispersing it to hungry families across Richmond.
A second grade student at Fairmont Elementary displays some of the tomatoes from their school garden. (Photo by Sara Lafleur-Vetter)

Reduce, recycle, reuse and rot in El Cerrito and Richmond schools

A new project aims to usher in a waste management transformation. This month, the Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Watershed Project, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting East Bay watersheds and ecosystems, a $30,000 grant to...