10 ways we moved the needle in 2014

10 ways we moved the needle in 2014
Here’s what’s inspiring us to think big for 2015: 1. We helped pass Measure D, doing what we always do: convening, creating content-rich events, engaging the community, and changing the environment so it supports health, justice, and resilience. 2. Market Match expanded to 153 farmers’ markets in California, creating 46,412 purchases of affordable fruits and… Read more »

El Cerrito is Latest City to Offer Community Choice Energy, and “Clean Power, Healthy Communities” Conference Coming 3/8/15

El Cerrito is Latest City to Offer Community Choice Energy, and "Clean Power, Healthy Communities" Conference Coming 3/8/15
At a City Council meeting this week, El Cerrito voted unanimously to join Marin Clean Energy’s Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. CCA programs are a path for communities to bundle energy from a variety of sources, allowing more renewable energy choices for their utility rate payers. Marin Clean Energy offers “light green” and “deep green”… Read more »

Join us for the Return of Sunday Streets Berkeley 10/12/14!

Join us for the Return of Sunday Streets Berkeley 10/12/14!
On October 12, Sunday Streets Berkeley returns to Shattuck Ave, with car-free open streets from Haste to Rose. From 11 am to 5 pm downtown Berkeley will be full of FREE activities such as yoga, hula hoops, music, kids games, dance, martial arts, art activities, soccer, slack-lining and more. This event offers great benefits to… Read more »

Get Ready, Gear Up! Berkeley Bike Festival, 5/4/14

Get Ready, Gear Up! Berkeley Bike Festival, 5/4/14
Come celebrate all things Bike this Sunday, May 4th in preparation for Bike to School and Bike to Work Day. The day will begin with a family ride with Geared 4 Kids from 10:30am-12pm, followed by the festival. The festival begins at 12pm with activities and events the whole family can enjoy: helmet decorating, free… Read more »

Growing Cities: Film Screening and Discussion, 5/1/14

Growing Cities: Film Screening and Discussion, 5/1/14
Come see an exciting new documentary on urban farming, and connect with community members around this “growing” movement, Thursday, 5/1/14 at BFUU’s Fellowship Hall, 1924 Cedar Street, Berkeley. Meet, greet, and share locally grown snacks at 6:30. The film “Growing Cities” will screen at 7:00 followed by a series of brief presentations on ways to… Read more »