North Berkeley Farmers' Market Celebrates 10th Anniversary, 8/14/14

North Berkeley Farmers’ Market Celebrates 10th Anniversary, 8/14/14

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’… Read more »
 Get the Low Down on Pee and Poo: Composting Toilet Event, 8/7/14

Get the Low Down on Pee and Poo: Composting Toilet Event, 8/7/14

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… 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… 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 »

North Berkeley Farmers’ Market Celebrates 10th Anniversary, 8/14/14

North Berkeley Farmers' Market Celebrates 10th Anniversary, 8/14/14
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 »

Get the Low Down on Pee and Poo: Composting Toilet Event, 8/7/14

 Get the Low Down on Pee and Poo: Composting Toilet Event, 8/7/14
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 »

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 »