7/26 Outside Class Notes | Examples of Food Hubs & Food Aid

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Existing food hubs

Premise: Junior Varsity is designing its own, creative “food oasis” to address a unique need. However, we can learn from existing and upcoming efforts in this space.

Example 1: Mandela Food Cooperative in Oakland, CA

  • Worker owned cooperative food center in Oakland, CA
  • Owned by employees who are themselves West Oakland residents
Alkon (2014)--Food Justice and the Challenge to Neoliberalism (1).pdf1729.4KB

International food aid

Local food aid

Open Heart Kitchen in Livermore, CA

  • Food kitchen
  • Livermore, CA
  • Serve free, nutritious meals to hungry people in Tri-Valley area