Sales at Community Foods Market have declined by 35% since December 2020. The store has launched a booster campaign as a last-ditch effort to stay open.
Latorra Monk worked in kitchens for years before opening Oaklandia in June 2020. She hoped to make a community hangout, but now she’s just barely hanging on.
The West Oakland-based brewery aims to open the Laurel District taproom for takeout sales in February.
Started by ‘Chopped’ winner Rashad Armstead, the collective provides kitchen space, networking opportunities, business management skills and capital.
Cal Peternell has passed the torch to Carlo Espinas, who runs the bi-weekly pop-up at Cafe Encina in North Oakland.
The worked-owned co-op helps increase access to healthy foods, career opportunities, and economic growth.
Organizers says celebrating Blackness is needed now, more than ever.