The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Businesses find new opportunity in food that once went to waste

Photo Courtesy of Eric Paul Zamora/Fresno Bee/TNS

Tara Duggan,
San Francisco Chronicle

April 20, 2016

Bay Area shoppers will soon be able to get a new kind of local produce at Whole Foods stores. Affectionately known as ugly produce, the fruits and vegetables are perfectly healthy and safe yet are usually left to rot because they don’t meet typical supermarket cosmetic standards. Bags of the aesthet...

Oakland’s Drink and Draw: Art with booze


Brian White,

October 30, 2015

When visitors arrive at Oakland Drink and Draw inside the Parkway Theater in West Oakland, they pick out supplies from a bookshelf stacked full of various paper and drawing utensils. They take a seat next to people already drawing, or maybe a couple having their first date. The smell of popcorn hits y...

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