Give Thanks for Farmers! Shop the Tuesday Farmers’ Market for your Holiday Meal

Give Thanks for Farmers! Shop the Tuesday Farmers' Market for your Holiday Meal
At the Tuesday South Berkeley Farmers’ Market, you will find good food that’s been grown with care for your holiday meal. The supermarkets are usually insane this time of year. At our Farmers’ Markets you can find your staples and specialty food while walking around in the lovely fall light and crisp air, enjoying the… Read more »

Creating a Balanced Water Budget for Your Home with Dr. Elizabeth Dougherty, 11/10/16

Creating a Balanced Water Budget for Your Home with Dr. Elizabeth Dougherty, 11/10/16
As water agencies are straining to maintain a reliable water supply, there is a greater focus on local, sustainable water supplies. Up to this point, many of us have been disconnected from the water we use, and the water that we and our homes produce as a local supply. In this talk, Thursday, November 10… Read more »

Get Down with Poetry at Saturday Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market 10/1/16

Get Down with Poetry at Saturday Downtown Berkeley Farmers' Market 10/1/16
The weather has turned perfect for spending a Saturday in the park in Berkeley – just in time for special events to enrich your Farmers’ Market experience. On October 1st the Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival offers a celebration of words, writers, and the environment. Hear from Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Hass, poet and essayist Jane… Read more »

Film Night? A Taste of Movies in the Ecology Center Library

Film Night? A Taste of Movies in the Ecology Center Library
By Nerine Ortiz-Pon, Ecology Center Youth Intern Within the Ecology Center, there is a section dedicated to films that are available to loan out – a mini-library. As long as you are a current member, you may borrow the movies you want to watch for two weeks, with a five at a time limit. I… Read more »

At Pie Ranch, Food Justice & Collaboration Draw Youth Together

At Pie Ranch, Food Justice & Collaboration Draw Youth Together
Written by Julia Cohen & Maria Mejia, Summer 2016 Youth Scholars On July 14, 2016, Rooted in Community gathered food and environmental youth justice groups from numerous cities in California to celebrate and share their work and interact as a larger community at Pie Ranch. Thirteen youth from Ecology Center’s Youth Environmental Academy attended. The… Read more »