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Lessons Learned from Richmond Soda Tax

Last year, Richmond City Councilmember Jeff Ritterman and members of Fit for Life made a gallant effort towards reducing consumption of soda by imposing a 1 cent per ounce sugar sweetened beverage tax. It was a controversial move that generated heated discussions, strong opposition from the beverage companies and news coverage across the country. The Continue reading

Fresh Produce Delivered to West County Residents

Supervisor John Gioia is commitment to increasing the availability of healthy foods to his constituents. The Farm 2 Table Program is designed to provide fresh produce from local farmers to residents. Through the creation of West County Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), fresh and local produce is brought to inner – Richmond and others utilizing Contra Continue reading