When Stephen Satterfield moved to San Francisco in the summer of 2010, the restaurant industry veteran had the good fortune of landing a gig managing Nopa, one of the area’s hottest farm-to-table restaurant named for the recently rebranded, fast gentrifying neighborhood where it is located. At the time, the Georgia native had no idea that he’d play a role in connecting the restaurant to its surrounding community.
The biggest threat to business? Not the new crop of oyster bars popping up around town and elsewhere in the nation. Nor is it keeping up with consumer demand—for now. No, Hog Island is dealing with a different kind of problem.
Made New Year's resolutions to eat better? You know you have. Cookbook author Megan Gordon to the rescue with her new release Whole-Grain Mornings. Gordon talks with Sarah Henry about granola and ancient grains.
Real food crusader Jamie Oliver visits the Edible Schoolyard for the first time. Schoolchildren serve him up black-eyed peas he dubs "delicious." Sarah Henry reports on why the British chef swung by the Bay Area and beyond.
Berkeley's public schools are dealing with dramatic cuts to its garden and cooking program. Prior to a fundraiser for the program, Sarah Henry talks with a culinary instructor about what that means for students and staff.