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Imperfect Produce is a start up company with a mission to end food waste. On Tuesday, April 19, Oakland residents signed up for their services at Vivian's booth as part of an Earth Day celebration at the Oakland City Center. (Aileen Macalintal | Yesica Prado/Oakland North)

Business reduces food waste by providing “ugly” produce to Bay Area residents

"Just because it's imperfect doesn't mean its bad."
Breaking ground at City Slicker Farms' new West Oakland Urban Farm and Park on 28th and Peralta Streets.

City Slicker Farms breaks ground on new West Oakland urban farm

On Thursday, City Slicker Farms broke ground on its latest project, the West Oakland Park and Urban Farm, a new community garden and open park space expected to serve more than 3,000 residents.

Planning commission votes to ease restrictions on selling backyard produce

Oakland home gardeners may be able to legally sell their produce in a few months. On Wednesday the city’s Planning Commission unanimously approved a proposal from city planners that includes modifying the zoning regulations to...