Food Films this Week: “Genetic Roulette,” on Thursday & Real Food Media Short Films on Friday

Food Films this Week: "Genetic Roulette," on Thursday & Real Food Media Short Films on Friday
Celebrate GMO-awareness month this Thursday evening with a screening of “Genetic Roulette,” and Food Day on Friday with a Pop-up Film Festival of short food films! The film “Genetic Roulette” points to genetically engineered foods as a major contributor to rising disease rates in the US population, especially among children. Gastrointestinal disorders, allergies, inflammatory diseases,… Read more »

Día de los Muertos and Halloween Celebration, 10/28/14

Día de los Muertos and Halloween Celebration, 10/28/14
Our annual event to honor deceased loved ones, farmworkers, and celebrate with festive costumes returns to the South Berkeley Farmers’ Market. Please join us, Tuesday, October 28 from 2 – 6pm in honoring and celebrating. This year, a community altar by artist and youth activist Emma Gomez will pay tribute to community members and workers… Read more »

Spread the Word, We’re Hiring for a Development Director

Spread the Word, We're Hiring for a Development Director
The Ecology Center is a membership organization built on direct services, strong community connections, face-to-face client engagement, on-line communications, strong administration, and deep organizational relationships. We are seeking a Development Director who can lead a quantum leap in turning our engagement into membership growth, thereby increasing our capacity to achieve ambitious goals. We are a… Read more »

Cesar Chavez Commemoration Brings Ecology Center Staffer Back to His Roots

Cesar Chavez Commemoration Brings Ecology Center Staffer Back to His Roots
Ecology Center staffer Lorenzo Flores has family connections to the UFW and Chicano movements. Here, he shares his history, and how his present role serving on the César Chávez Dolores Huerta Commemoration Committee has brought him full circle.  “Sí Se Puede! Sí Se Puede! Sí Se Puede!” follows the sound of one loud single hand… Read more »

California’s Big Win with Bag Ban Is already under Threat

California's Big Win with Bag Ban Is already under Threat
We were bolstered this year as SB 270, California’s bag ban, made its way through the legislature, and landed on Gov. Brown’s desk late last month. As he signed it, he wrote, “This bill is a step in the right direction – it reduces the torrent of plastic polluting our beaches, parks and even the… Read more »