Save the date, Bay Area Seed Interchange Library (BASIL) has its annual Seed Swap shindig coming up, Saturday, March 1st from 7 to 9 PM. This event welcomes both new seed savers and experienced growers alike, and is always a favorite each year. Potluck supper, hoe down music, home-grown garden seeds, and the company of… Read more »
The news media, the governor, water agencies, farmers, urban residents, and even President Obama have all responded to the extreme drought. While this response is warranted based on available water resources, a recent blog post by Wholly H2O’s Elizabeth Dougherty points out that treating the drought like an exceptional weather event is inaccurate. Looking back… Read more »
The Healthy Child Initiative is a campaign to put a sugar-sweetened beverage tax on the November 2014 ballot. At a packed meeting on Tuesday, City Council unanimously approved taking the first step for it to be included on the ballot, by including it in a community poll of potential ballot measures. If passed, Berkeley would… Read more »
Imagine if you had a choice where your energy came from. Imagine if it could be cleaner, greener, and more affordable.
Join the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition for an exciting discussion of “Community Choice Energy”: what it is, how it can bring local, renewable energy resources to the East Bay, and how it can generate… Read more »
The Ecology Center Farmers’ Market program is looking for individuals, businesses or organizations to run the cooking demonstrations at our Farmers’ Markets for the 2014 season, May – October. The cooking demonstrations at our Farmers’ Markets provide our market shoppers with meal ideas that are healthy, ethically-sourced, affordable, and easy to prepare. Good tasting food… Read more »