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On British Pop & Food Sovereignty

On British Pop & Food Sovereignty

By Neil Thapar, Food & Farm Attorney The holidays are by far my favorite time of year. I see family and friends, take time to reflect on the year behind me, and continuously listen to carols on the radio. Unfortunately, the way we celebrate the holidays in the United States... Continue Reading

Stockton Mom Prosecuted for Selling Homemade Food

Reports emerged this week that a single mother in Stockton, California named Mariza Ruelas is being prosecuted by the San Joaquin County district attorney for selling homemade food - an alleged violation of the California Health and Safety Code’s provisions on food safety. According to the Washington Post, the LA... Continue Reading

Why We Endorse Measure JJ, the Oakland Renter Protection Act

Why We Endorse Measure JJ, the Oakland Renter Protection Act

By Chris Tittle, Sustainable Economies Law Center Housing Program Co-director All politics are local. No matter what your feelings on the Presidential race or the state of our national political discourse, there are likely many important decisions on the rest of your ballot this November. As an Oakland-based organization, Sustainable... Continue Reading

Preliminary Feedback on New Homemade Food Sales Policy

Preliminary Feedback on New Homemade Food Sales Policy

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been having some interesting discussions with environmental health regulators, homemade food producers, commercial food producers, farmers’ market managers, and other stakeholders on our tentative legislative proposal to greatly expand the scope of homemade food sales in California to also include hot meals, fresh salads,... Continue Reading

The Practical Guide to Starting a Legal Cafe is Now Available

The Practical Guide to Starting a Legal Cafe is Now Available

By Sustainable Economies Law Center Staff Attorney, Cameron Rhudy It’s Here, it’s Here, it’s Finally Here! Our Guide to Starting a Legal Cafe Over the years we have received many inquiries from attorneys who want to start legal clinics  in their community that resemble our Resilient Communities Legal Cafe. In... Continue Reading

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