Help the Beer Wagon Get Rolling

Help the Beer Wagon Get Rolling
What’s big, red and rolling your way with organic beer? Local craft brewery Bison is creating the Beer Wagon, a community-focused, sustainable, mobile beer garden that donates 100% of its profits to local charities – including the Ecology Center. The Beer Wagon will raise money by selling draft beer (and other organic beverages) at food… Read more »

Ten Years In, Our Youth Development Work is at a Crossroads

Ten Years In, Our Youth Development Work is at a Crossroads
Over ten years ago, with community involvement, our Farm Fresh Choice program was created to increase the consumption of fresh produce by low-income residents. It also addressed other needs articulated by community members: to provide safe and positive work experiences for “at-risk” youth. The program has thrived over the past decade, bringing youth through our… Read more »

Sunday Streets Berkeley is Tomorrow, 10/14/12

Sunday Streets Berkeley is Tomorrow, 10/14/12
Come play with us from 11 to 4 tomorrow in Downtown and North Berkeley! We’ve been proud to help plan Sunday Streets Berkeley, and now the big day is here. For those who haven’t yet heard, seventeen blocks of Shattuck Avenue will be transformed into a space to skate, bike, stroll, dance and safely enjoy… Read more »

Ecology Center Stands in Solidarity with Richmond

Ecology Center Stands in Solidarity with Richmond
As affected residents of Richmond are healing, we hope that people in the greater Bay Area will understand what a great risk it is to live with a profit-driven refinery in our midst. For those who want to contribute time, energy or money, several ally organizations have a powerful history of holding Chevron accountable. Check… Read more »

Best of East Bay Express: Berkeley Community Gardening Collaborative

Best of East Bay Express: Berkeley Community Gardening Collaborative
Nothing brings people together quite like a garden, and nothing brings small-scale urban farmers together quite like the Berkeley Community Gardening Collaborative. Founded in 1995, the collaborative now supports nineteen schoolyard gardens and eleven neighborhood gardens on public and private land throughout Berkeley by securing funding, serving as a liaison with the city, and facilitating… Read more »