Berkeley’s School Garden and Cooking Program Will Continue, and Is Hiring for a Program Supervisor

Berkeley's School Garden and Cooking Program Will Continue, and Is Hiring for a Program Supervisor

The well-loved Garden and Cooking Program at Berkeley’s public schools has received critical support from the School Board and community. The programs at 14 Berkeley public schools are facing an uncertain future, due to $1.9 million per year in federal funding being cut (head to KQED’s Bay Area Bites blog for detailed background reading). The… Read more »

Use Less, Recycle More: Berkeley Residents Can Now Recycle More Plastics

Use Less, Recycle More: Berkeley Residents Can Now Recycle More Plastics

Berkeley has moved one step closer to our goal of Zero Waste by 2020! Berkeley residents can now recycle more plastic containers in their blue curbside carts. In addition to plastic bottles, the Ecology Center’s curbside recycling program will now collect clean food storage containers, dairy tubs (like yogurt), plastic cups, and trays.
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Dine Out for an Edible Education in Berkeley, 5/30/13

Dine Out for an Edible Education in Berkeley, 5/30/13

Make one meal matter on Thursday, May 30th. Berkeley’s vibrant school garden and cooking programs are in danger of being cut after losing their federal funding for next year. You can help raise money for this program by simply eating out and enjoying a meal! A great line up of partnering restaurants have agreed to… Read more »

Build Buzz for Sunday Streets Berkeley at our Farmers’ Markets

 Build Buzz for Sunday Streets Berkeley at our Farmers' Markets

On Sunday, October 14th, seventeen blocks of Shattuck Avenue will be closed to car traffic. Instead, people will be out walking, biking, rolling and dancing through Downtown and and North Berkeley! This event is a short seven weeks away, and we need all hands on deck to help spread the word. We’re looking for volunteers… Read more »