Oakland Local

Oakland Local, Oakland's leading news & community site, is filled with people who love to eat, drink and talk about food equity issues, sometimes all at the same time. We're avid about farm to table, affordable local restaurants, food artisans, intense chefs, butchers, bakers, and gardeners and everyone who wants to talk about what tastes good--and where to get it/make it or grow it--in Oakland, CA
It's not just ice skaters taking the stage in Sochi. Photo by Atos via Creative Commons

A Taste of Oakland in Sochi

Oakland's Veronica Foods is supplying 30 varieties of olive oil and balsamic vinegar to thousands of Sochi athletes and journalists in a supply chain that stretches across the globe.

Seven Reasons to Visit East Bay Farmers’ Markets This Fall

As more locally-grown produce has been popping up on grocery shelves, you might feel like you could skip the farmers’ markets and just hit the supermarket. If you do, you will miss out on some delightful organically grown treats. It is these only-at-the market vendors that draw me to two and sometimes three markets every week. Here are my faves.