By Hannah Laurison and Nella Young of Public Health Law & Policy in collaboration with Food First
After decades of underinvestment, West Oakland finally has two potential food retailers considering locations in the neighborhood. Fresh & Easy, a chain store owned by British-based Tesco (the world’s third-largest food retailer), and People’s Grocery, the for-profit arm of an Oakland nonprofit organization, have both indicated their intent to locate in this long-underserved area.
by Heather Wooten, MsC. and Amy Parente of Public Health Law & Policy in collaboration with Food First
Over the past decade, more than 50 studies have examined food system and community food issues throughout the Bay Area. While all of the studies have an obvious element in common—food—each addresses different “sectors” of the food system, including food production, processing and distribution, consumption, and waste recovery. The design and intent of each study varies widely, making cross-comparisons difficult.
By Albert T. Armstrong
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