Final Workshop for Plastic-Free July: Potluck and Celebration, 7/27/14

Final Workshop for Plastic-Free July: Potluck and Celebration, 7/27/14

The final workshop in our Plastic-Free July series will be a potluck and celebration of all our plastic-free efforts! Join Beth Terry and the Ecology… Read more »
Update: City Council Votes Unanimously to Place Soda Tax on Berkeley Ballot

Update: City Council Votes Unanimously to Place Soda Tax on Berkeley Ballot

On Tuesday July 1, the Berkeley City Council voted unanimously and enthusiastically to place a soda tax measure on the November 2014 ballot. If voters… Read more »
Jack Johnson Doubles Your Ecology Center Donations!

Jack Johnson Doubles Your Ecology Center Donations!

Jack Johnson and his social action network, All at Once, are passionate about sustainable, local food systems and Plastic-Free initiatives, and so are we! They… Read more »
This Week in LA Times: Market Match Is Poised to Expand in California, Bringing More Healthy Food for SNAP Recipients

This Week in LA Times: Market Match Is Poised to Expand in California, Bringing More Healthy Food for SNAP Recipients

The LA Times is on a roll! They followed up last month’s article on the expansion of Market Match in LA County with a piece… Read more »

Our Farmers’ Market Finder Tool Is Helping Californians Locate Healthy, Fresh Food

Our Farmers' Market Finder Tool Is Helping Californians Locate Healthy, Fresh Food
Last week, Bay Area Bites, the food blog arm of KQED, published a piece on our Farmers’ Market Finder tool. FMFinder.org is becoming the go-to for anyone looking for a Farmers’ Market near them in California, and its features allow CalFresh and WIC recipients to find farmers’ markets to spend their benefits. This tool is… Read more »

Final Workshop for Plastic-Free July: Potluck and Celebration, 7/27/14

Final Workshop for Plastic-Free July: Potluck and Celebration, 7/27/14
The final workshop in our Plastic-Free July series will be a potluck and celebration of all our plastic-free efforts! Join Beth Terry and the Ecology Center on Sunday, July 27 from 1-3pm. Bring your favorite potluck dish to share. Show off your plastic-free lunch strategies and share any special tips you have picked up during… Read more »

Dr. Sandra Steingraber Will Speak on Building Movement Against Fracking, 7/25/14

Dr. Sandra Steingraber Will Speak on Building Movement Against Fracking, 7/25/14
350 Bay Area and Californians Against Fracking invite you to come hear scientist, author and activist, Dr. Sandra Steingraber, author of Raising Elijah and Living Downstream, on the known and hidden dangers of fracking and how to build a movement to stop this extreme extraction and protect our communities, health and the climate. Sandra … Read more »

Book Launch Party for Everyday Cheesemaking, 7/24/14

Book Launch Party for Everyday Cheesemaking, 7/24/14
Come to the Ecology Center Thursday, July 24th for a night of local cheese, goats and tips from a new book Everyday Cheesemaking: How to Succeed Making Dairy & Nut Cheese at Home. Local cheesemaker and homesteader K. Ruby Blume will be celebrating the launch of her book with goat milking and cheesemaking demonstrations,… Read more »

Farmers’ Market Cooking & Preservation Demo: Salsas! 7/19/14

Farmers' Market Cooking & Preservation Demo: Salsas! 7/19/14
HuNia’s Kitchen will be out at our Farmers’ Market Saturday, sharing recipes and techniques for canning two kinds of salsa. Try strawberry and peach salsa, as well as corn, peach, and basil salsa.  There will be free tastings, prizes, coupons and giveaways of canning supplies! Come say hi to HuNia and try her delicious cooking,… Read more »