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Hayward citizens fight over chicken rights

Hayward citizens fight over chicken rights

Ian-James Vitaga,
Contributor

September 23, 2015


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Last month, Hayward City Council members met to discuss a proposed ordinance that would make it easier for residents to keep and maintain chickens and other livestock on their property. Raising backyard chickens is not entirely prohibited. It is something you can apply for if you can meet certain req...

Activists initiate urban farm revolution

Activists initiate urban farm revolution

Kris Stewart,
Online and Social Media Editor

May 13, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The city of Oakland is ripe for the picking, or will be after a group of food justice activists complete their goal of renovating vacant and unused lots into urban farms. The movement is called Oakland Spring Rising and their hope is to initiate 40 farms in 40 days. The purpose of urban farming, a...

People’s Grocery helps feed the community

People’s Grocery helps feed the community

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

February 26, 2015


Filed under Metro, Showcase

People’s Grocery will hold a two-part event this weekend to help educate the West Oakland community on local organic farming. They are a non-profit organization that exists to help improve the health of residents in Oakland. The event “A People’s Party: Know Our Past, Grow Our Future!” wi...

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