Compost Happens: Compost 101 at the EcoHouse, 11/2/14

Compost Happens: Compost 101 at the EcoHouse, 11/2/14
Do you know how hardworking compost is? It builds up the things we want – healthy soils that retain water, sequester carbon, and grow nutrient-dense plants – and reduces the things we don’t, like food waste, synthetic fertilizers, and greenhouse gas emissions. The best way to get up close with compost is to try it… Read more »

New California Law Elevates Farmers’ Markets – Part of Behind-the-Scenes Work of the Ecology Center

New California Law Elevates Farmers' Markets - Part of Behind-the-Scenes Work of the Ecology Center
The Ecology Center’s weekly farmers’ markets are how we got our start building an alternative food system. Recently, our work in that realm has expanded, but less visibly to our local supporters and farmers’ market customers. That’s because we’re working behind the scenes statewide with other farmers’ market managers and partners, to replicate programs that… 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 »