Create Your Own Water-Wise Home and Landscape, 3/26/15

Create Your Own Water-Wise Home and Landscape, 3/26/15
From reusing greywater, to collecting rainwater, to installing waterless composting toilets, simple alterations can transform our home water systems. A recent study found that households saved an average of 15,000 gallons a year after installing greywater system! This presentation will teach you how you can transform your own home so it conserves and reuses our… Read more »

Random Kindness and Community Resilience with Paloma Pavel, 12/9/14

Random Kindness and Community Resilience with Paloma Pavel, 12/9/14
Join us for the launch of the 20th anniversary edition of Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty and the new Random Kindness Community Resilience Project. Author Dr. Paloma Pavel will be presenting a multimedia program on building community resilience and radical hope in the face of systemic violence on a national and global climate… Read more »

Rinya & Indian Canyon Children’s Book Party, 12/6/14

Rinya & Indian Canyon Children's Book Party, 12/6/14
The Ecology Center and sitio tiempo press are pleased to present a program this Saturday, from 2-4pm, for children and parents to explore local Ohlone and Chumash culture, language, and stories! John Poole wrote Rinya while he was teaching full-time as a science teacher at Malcolm X Elementary School. This courageous story of a boy… Read more »

Farmers’ Market Special Events: Readers-to-Eaters Children’s Book Launch 9/18/14 and String Band Contest 9/20/14

Farmers' Market Special Events: Readers-to-Eaters Children's Book Launch 9/18/14 and String Band Contest 9/20/14
Two festive events are coming to our Farmers’ Markets next week. First up, celebrate the launch of two food-centric children’s books with Readers-to-Eaters at our Thursday North Berkeley Farmers’ Market. Author Katherine Pryor will read her book Sylvia’s Spinach, followed by author Jacqueline Briggs Martin sharing her all new book Alice Waters and the Trip… Read more »

Book Launch Party for Everyday Cheesemaking, 7/24/14

Book Launch Party for Everyday Cheesemaking, 7/24/14
Come to the Ecology Center Thursday, July 24th for a night of local cheese, goats and tips from a new book Everyday Cheesemaking: How to Succeed Making Dairy & Nut Cheese at Home. Local cheesemaker and homesteader K. Ruby Blume will be celebrating the launch of her book with goat milking and cheesemaking demonstrations,… Read more »