Plastic-Free July is Here! Post Photos for our Plastic Pollution & Solutions Photo Contest

Plastic-Free July is Here! Post Photos for our Plastic Pollution & Solutions Photo Contest

Plastic-Free July is an international effort to stem the tide of plastic pollution. Ecology Center’s Plastic-Free July events include many opportunities to learn about and… Read more »
Plastic-Free July Solutions Salon: Short Films & Discussion with Beth Terry, 7/7/16

Plastic-Free July Solutions Salon: Short Films & Discussion with Beth Terry, 7/7/16

Led by plastic-free activist and author Beth Terry, Ecology Center, Transition Berkeley, and the BFUU Social Justice Committee present an evening of short films and… Read more »
Gov. Brown Weighs $5M for Nutrition Incentive Program That is Helping Farm Economies & Boosting Health

Gov. Brown Weighs $5M for Nutrition Incentive Program That is Helping Farm Economies & Boosting Health

[Press Release] BERKELEY, June 13, 2016 – The healthy food incentive program Market Match is increasing access to fresh produce among Californians who are struggling… Read more »
New Local Soda Taxes Poised to Go to Voters in SF, Oakland, and Albany

New Local Soda Taxes Poised to Go to Voters in SF, Oakland, and Albany

You probably remember the successful soda tax in Berkeley during the 2014 election. That same election year, there was a proposed San Francisco soda tax… Read more »

Plastic-Free July is Here! Post Photos for our Plastic Pollution & Solutions Photo Contest

Plastic-Free July is Here! Post Photos for our Plastic Pollution & Solutions Photo Contest
Plastic-Free July is an international effort to stem the tide of plastic pollution. Ecology Center’s Plastic-Free July events include many opportunities to learn about and reduce plastic waste, from shoreline cleanups to hands-on workshops, films, and talks with experts. Visit ecologycenter.org/plastic-free-july for details. Enter our online Plastic Pollution & Solutions photo contest! Take photos of… Read more »

Plastic-Free July Solutions Salon: Short Films & Discussion with Beth Terry, 7/7/16

Plastic-Free July Solutions Salon: Short Films & Discussion with Beth Terry, 7/7/16
Led by plastic-free activist and author Beth Terry, Ecology Center, Transition Berkeley, and the BFUU Social Justice Committee present an evening of short films and plastic-free ideas to inspire your zero waste efforts! Join us to view an assortment of short films about plastic pollution and consumption, share our triumphs and challenges around reducing plastic… Read more »

Gov. Brown Weighs $5M for Nutrition Incentive Program That is Helping Farm Economies & Boosting Health

Gov. Brown Weighs $5M for Nutrition Incentive Program That is Helping Farm Economies & Boosting Health
[Press Release] BERKELEY, June 13, 2016 – The healthy food incentive program Market Match is increasing access to fresh produce among Californians who are struggling to feed their families, while giving an economic boost to the state’s embattled farm communities. Any day, Governor Jerry Brown is expected to decide whether to take advantage of federal… Read more »

Free Family Fun Festival Returns This Saturday, 5/28/16

Free Family Fun Festival Returns This Saturday, 5/28/16
Staying local this weekend? Enjoy free fun at Family Fun Festival this Saturday May 28th at the Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market! Two bouncy houses, skateboarding, face painting, zumba, a quiet reading zone, soccer, craft activities, telescopes, an obstacle course, and so much more! Bring the whole family to our 13th Annual event right next to… Read more »