Tag Archives: food

A young indigenous woman with her hair in a bun speaks in a microphone at a well-lit room. A sign behind her says "What Does Wellness Feel Like?"

New East Oakland Grocery Co-op Looking for Founding Members

A new grocery cooperative in East Oakland is recruiting up to eight founding cohort members by May, who will then go through a 12-week training over the summer to become the first group of worker-owners in [...]

Discover or Reacquaint Yourself With The Laurel

The first thing that I saw of familiarity in the Laurel District was the Subway fast food restaurant across the street from the 76 Gas Station; it reminded me of my hometown, Philadelphia.  Subway makes [...]

Keep Calm: Fret Nothing, Eastmont TC Has You Covered! Part II

I’m sure that you received the message in part one  that everything you need for sustainability can be found at Eastmont TC.  Your problem with or question about food, money, clothing, housing, medical/dental/mental health or [...]

Fret Nothing, Eastmont Town Center Has You Covered

Eastmont Town Center, located on 73rd and Bancroft, is a hub for all one’s needs or, at least a big stepping stone.  Firstly, on the first floor you will find the Self-Sufficiency Center, known as [...]

Profile of The East Oakland Switchboard

  The East Oakland Switchboard is located right around the corner from me.  For three years, I’ve walked and ridden past it and wondered what the business does.  Formerly homeless, I could tell it was [...]