Berkeley schools to get garden, cooking funds from soda tax

The panel overseeing money collected from Berkeley’s 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages has recommended that $250,000 of the revenue go to the cooking and gardening program at city schools, says Berkeleyside, the independent news site. The so-called soda tax generated $116,000 in its first month of operation, according to a report in mid-May. Voters approved the… » Read More

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