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 »

Learn About Deep Energy Retrofits, 6/28/13

Learn About Deep Energy Retrofits, 6/28/13
Our homes make up a large fraction of our energy needs (and bills) largely due to heating and air-conditioning. A Deep Energy Retrofit is a home makeover oriented toward energy efficiency, and can slash your energy bills by 50%-90%! The result? You save money, of course, but you also make your older home a more… Read more »

Goats and Backyard Roots at the Ecology Center, Thursday, 5/9/13

Goats and Backyard Roots at the Ecology Center, Thursday, 5/9/13
This coming Thursday evening, Lori Eames will be sharing photos and stories from her new “Backyard Roots” book. The book has beautiful snapshots of urban farms all along the West Coast, with many familiar Bay Area locals featured. Kitty Sharkey, whose urban farm is in East Oakland, will be bringing two of her Nigerian dwarf… Read more »

Double Author Event: Real Food Fermentation, Real Food All Year, Thursday, 2/28/13

Double Author Event: Real Food Fermentation, Real Food All Year, Thursday, 2/28/13
Join us for a double book talk, fermentation demo and tasting with authors Alex Lewin and Nishanga Bliss. Alex’s book, Real Food Fermentation, will teach you how to ferment dairy into yogurt, kefir, creme fraiche, and butter. Nishanga’s book, Real Food All Year, offers seasonal shopping lists and meal suggestions, detoxifying cleanses, and… Read more »

Book Event with Raj Patel “Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice,” this Thursday, 11/8/12

Book Event with Raj Patel "Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice," this Thursday, 11/8/12
Please join Raj Patel and Heather Day (CAGJ) for an evening celebrating our emerging new food systems! Our Food Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice is a new publication of Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ), a Seattle-based grassroots organization, with a foreword by Raj Patel (renowned author and food activist). Come to celebrate stories… Read more »