North Berkeley Farmers’ Market Canceled Tomorrow, 12/11/14

North Berkeley Farmers' Market Canceled Tomorrow, 12/11/14
Due to unsafe weather conditions, the North Berkeley Thursday Market is canceled on 12/11/14. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please note that the Ecology Center Farmers’ Markets operate RAIN OR SHINE. We have canceled the market exclusively due to high winds. We have learned from experience these conditions endanger our vendors and customers by creating… Read more »

Random Kindness and Community Resilience with Paloma Pavel, 12/9/14

Random Kindness and Community Resilience with Paloma Pavel, 12/9/14
Join us for the launch of the 20th anniversary edition of Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty and the new Random Kindness Community Resilience Project. Author Dr. Paloma Pavel will be presenting a multimedia program on building community resilience and radical hope in the face of systemic violence on a national and global climate… Read more »

Holiday Crafting: Homemade Gift Wrap, 12/7/14

Holiday Crafting: Homemade Gift Wrap, 12/7/14
This Sunday, we’re hosting a holiday crafting event. Come by the Ecology Center between 1pm-4pm and choose from three tables of activities! Learn to make small origami paper boxes out of repurposed maps; create your own customized potato print wrapping paper using natural Glob paints; and learn to wrap gifts in beautiful, reusable, salvaged cloth… Read more »

Rinya & Indian Canyon Children’s Book Party, 12/6/14

Rinya & Indian Canyon Children's Book Party, 12/6/14
The Ecology Center and sitio tiempo press are pleased to present a program this Saturday, from 2-4pm, for children and parents to explore local Ohlone and Chumash culture, language, and stories! John Poole wrote Rinya while he was teaching full-time as a science teacher at Malcolm X Elementary School. This courageous story of a boy… Read more »

#GivingTuesday: give for more healthy food for more people!

#GivingTuesday: give for more healthy food for more people!
Today, #GivingTuesday, is a global day dedicated to celebrating generosity and giving back to our communities. This #GivingTuesday, help us improve healthy food access for low-income families in 2015! In 2014, the Ecology Center’s Market Match program gave thousands of families who rely on food stamps extra dollars to spend on fruits and vegetables grown… Read more »