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Occupy the Farm

UC Police officers gathered at the entrance of Gill Tract in Albany, May 13, 2013. (CBS)

‘Occupy The Farm’ Activists Vow Return After Lastest Eviction From Albany Land Tract

“Occupy The Farm” plans on returning to the tract of land in Albany owned by the University of California at Berkeley Monday night to discuss the group’s next move after it was removed and thousands of plants that were planted by the group were plowed Monday morning, a group organizer said.

05/13/2013

Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

‘Occupy The Farm’ Activists Reclaim UC-Owned Land In Albany

A tract of farmland owned by the University of California, Berkeley in Albany is once again being taken over by a group of “Occupy the Farm” activists Saturday, police and members of the group say.

05/11/2013

Police monitor activity outside Gill Tract in Albany after putting up barricades, May 9, 2012. (CBS)

Albany City Council Approves Controversial Gill Tract Development

The controversial University Village Mixed Use Project would include a senior housing complex, mixed retail center and Whole Foods Market.

07/10/2012

Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

Albany: Occupy The Farm Protesters Return For Peaceful Harvest

A group of more than 50 activists returned Saturday to a plot of agricultural land in Albany that’s owned by the University of California at Berkeley to harvest crops.

07/07/2012

A woman is arrested at the scene of a police raid on Gill Tract in Albany, May 14, 2012. (CBS)

Police Break Up Occupy The Farm Encampment; 9 Arrested

University of California police arrested nine people Monday morning who have been trying to make sure that a piece of the school’s land in Albany is used for sustainable agriculture, a university spokesman said.

05/14/2012

Occupy activists outside the gates of Gill Tract in Albany, May 11, 2012. (CBS)

‘Occupy The Farm’ Protesters Pack Up, Meet UC Deadline

Activist farmers in Albany have packed up their encampment on UC Berkeley’s Gill Tract to meet the university’s Saturday 10 a.m. deadline. The 10-acre parcel of land, owned by UC, has been occupied by protesters since Earth Day nearly three weeks ago.

05/12/2012

Police monitor activity outside Gill Tract in Albany after putting up barricades, May 9, 2012. (CBS)

UC Issues Saturday Deadline For ‘Occupy The Farm’ Protesters

The University of California is willing to cease pursuing criminal prosecution against protesters who have been occupying Gill Tract in Albany, if they leave by 10 a.m. on Saturday.

05/11/2012

Occupy activists outside the gates of Gill Tract in Albany, May 11, 2012. (CBS)

Police Seal Off UC Farmland Occupied By Protesters

Police have sealed off a patch of University of California, Berkeley land that has been occupied by protesters for nearly three weeks.

05/10/2012

A cement barricade is placed at an entrance to Gill Tract in Albany, May 9, 2012. (CBS)

UC Files Suit Against ‘Occupy The Farm’ Protesters In Albany

Police have arrived at a plot of University of California-owned land in Albany that has been “occupied” by protesters for the past two and a half weeks.

05/09/2012

Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

UC Berkeley Weighs Legal Action To Evict Occupy Farmers

University of California, Berkeley officials said they’re prepared to take legal action if Occupy activists refuse to leave school-owned land where they have pitched tents and planted crops.

05/08/2012

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