Come Shop on Plaid Friday, and Gather Your Coats for the Winter Coat Drive!

Come Shop on Plaid Friday, and Gather Your Coats for the Winter Coat Drive!
Our Store will be open this Friday, which is a big day to support small, local businesses as part of Plaid Friday – the alternative to big store frenzy of Black Friday. We’ll be open 11 – 6 Friday through Sunday this weekend. We carry useful and innovative products to support your sustainable home, body… Read more »

Happy Farmers’ Market Thanksgiving: The Not-So-Secret Holiday for Zero Food Waste

Happy Farmers' Market Thanksgiving: The Not-So-Secret Holiday for Zero Food Waste
Did you need something else to love about Thanksgiving? Here you go: it’s a perfect poster child holiday for zero food waste. Thanksgiving, after all, falls before another very important holiday, unofficially known as Leftovers Day. More than just plates full of our favorite foods, Thanksgiving is also a day to respect and honor the… Read more »

The Event for Local, Sustainable, and Handmade Crafts Is Just Around the Corner, 12/13 & 12/20/14

The Event for Local, Sustainable, and Handmade Crafts Is Just Around the Corner, 12/13 & 12/20/14
The Ecology Center is proud to present its 23rd Annual Crafts Market, now under new leadership! This year the Crafts Market will take place on Saturday, December 13 and December 20 alongside the Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market in Civic Center Park. Look forward to an even greater selection of local, handmade, and sustainable work from… Read more »

New Report Gives California Elected Officials a ‘Needs Improvement’ Grade on Food and Farm Policy

New Report Gives California Elected Officials a 'Needs Improvement' Grade on Food and Farm Policy
A report released by Berkeley Food Policy Council, Roots of Change, and the California Food Policy Council (CAFPC) unveils 2014 food and farm policy voting results by California elected officials. The 2014 Report on Legislation Related to Food and Farming illustrates how despite making modest progress on food and agriculture issues, the Legislature continues to… Read more »

Annual Members’ Sale and Food Makers Walking Tour, 11/23/14

Annual Members' Sale and Food Makers Walking Tour, 11/23/14
A few times a year, we offer special events for our community of members, who support our work to build a sustainable, healthy, and just future. We have one of these events coming up next Sunday, November 23rd! Current members are invited to come shop our Store with a special discount of 20% off purchases,… Read more »