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Oakland Bites: Economic Comfort Food

on March 2, 2009

In today’s Trib, Cecily Burt reports that despite the woes of the economic downturn, the Oakland waterfront has become “an epicurean’s delight.” As the Slow Food Movement takes a stronger hold on the Bay Area, smaller artisan food producers are replacing old factory giants like Granny Goose, and the City is banking on local, sustainable food production becoming a new economic growth area. Oakland’s economic team even organized a tour of the “Waterfront Food Trail” to highlight the local companies.

Read the full story here.

Also, in case you missed Berkeley native Alice Waters’s editorial on school lunches in The New York Times, you can find it here.

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