Environmental refugees are now more prevalent than political refugees. This week, news outlets reported a landmark ruling by New Zealand, which granted residency to a family from Tuvalu, for reasons connected to climate change. Sea level rise, along with floods, droughts, desertification, famine, and other climate change impacts are forcing people across the globe to… Read more »
Berkeley vs Big Soda (BvBS) is excited to announce the launch of a poster contest. Big Soda will spend millions of dollars in their efforts to defeat soda taxes in Berkeley and San Francisco this fall. To win, we’ll need to use every weapon in our arsenal, including terrific imagery.
“They say a picture is… Read more »
Our last farmers’ market preservation demo of the summer will cover some classic methods. Join us Thursday, August 7th, at our North Berkeley Farmers’ Market for an incredible line-up of pickling at 3 pm, fermenting at 4 pm, and tomato preservation at 5 pm. This Discover You Can demo will feature expert Todd Champagne from… Read more »
Everyone is invited to a party for the North Berkeley Farmers’ Market 10th anniversary on August 14th! The celebration will take place at the Farmers’ Market on Shattuck and Rose, from 3-6pm.
The festive event will include cake cutting at 4pm, and live music by duo Dewayne Oakley & Christopher Lowell Clarke. Dressing up for… Read more »
Composting toilets and urine reuse are drought-savvy practices that we don’t see many public examples of in the US. These systems can be sanitary and ecological, conserving drinkable water for uses other than flushing toilets. Get the low down on repurposing human waste at an evening presentation with Greywater Action, Thursday, August 7th. Learn about… Read more »