Month: May 2010

SF Gate -Berkeley’s Biofuel Oasis Pumps Up Local Living in the Bay

SF Gate -Berkeley’s Biofuel Oasis Pumps Up Local Living in the Bay

Biofuel Oasis in Berkeley is an all-women worker-owned cooperative and urban resource for folks who want to lighten their ecological footprints and maybe raise a chicken or two. Besides selling biodiesel and farm supplies, the Oasis regularly offers workshops on diesel car maintenance; raising chickens, 

Bay Area Bites  Goat-Curious? Take Urban Goats 101 with Novella Carpenter

Bay Area Bites  Goat-Curious? Take Urban Goats 101 with Novella Carpenter

Mother’s Day this year was a bit atypical. My interest in urban farming had peaked with the possibility of raising goats in my Oakland backyard and I needed a dose of reality. So instead of brunching with Mom I spent the morning learning about goat