Cider Summit Comes to Downtown Berkeley, 4/26/14

Cider Summit Comes to Downtown Berkeley, 4/26/14

Cider Summit Berkeley is happening this Saturday, 4/26/14 from 12 – 6 PM, in Civic Center Park next to our Saturday Farmers’ Market. Presented by Whole Foods Market, this event will benefit the Ecology Center and the Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research.
The Cider Summit will feature approximately 90 ciders from throughout the… Read more »

Get Involved in This Campaign for Our Health! Berkeley vs. Big Soda Training and Meeting, 4/26/14

Get Involved in This Campaign for Our Health! Berkeley vs. Big Soda Training and Meeting, 4/26/14

The Ecology Center is proud to support this campaign to improve health in Berkeley, and this Saturday is your chance to get involved! It’s the next meeting of the Berkeley Healthy Child Coalition, the community coalition driving the Berkeley vs. Big Soda campaign. Join us as a supporter of Berkeley vs. Big Soda – learn… Read more »

Help Soda Warning Label Bill Pass Appropriations Committee This Week!

Help Soda Warning Label Bill Pass Appropriations Committee This Week!

SB 1000 (Monning) is the proposed state law that would put a safety warning label on sodas and other sugary beverages sold in California. This bill would support the health of all Californians, by helping consumers identify risks and make informed decisions about what they purchase. You can support this effort by making a quick… Read more »

Tell California Leaders Today: NO on AB 2145, Yes for Community Choice Energy!

Tell California Leaders Today: NO on AB 2145, Yes for Community Choice Energy!

A new bill going before California State Legislature, AB 2145 would cripple future Community Choice Energy (CCA) programs. CCAs create alternatives to the big utility monopolies, allowing for greater mix of renewable and local energy sources. Established CCAs dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions from electricity, helping to meet California’s climate goals that were set in… Read more »

SF Chronicle Covers our Work to Make Healthy Food Accessible

SF Chronicle Covers our Work to Make Healthy Food Accessible

One of the big areas where our work has been expanding is with Market Match, a program that allows people who receive food assistance to have their benefits doubled when they shop at Farmers’ Markets. This makes it easier for families to make healthy food choices, and it benefits the local farmers, who take home… Read more »