Holiday Schedule and Events from the Ecology Center, 11/29 – 12/24/13

Holiday Schedule and Events from the Ecology Center, 11/29 - 12/24/13
Festivities are coming! We’re bringing a line up of craft workshops, celebrations, and special member events this December. Also with the holiday this week, our programs will run on a special schedule, with the Farmers’ Market, Recycling and Store closed to observe Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 28. We’re excited to share these events to celebrate… Read more »

Explore the West Berkeley Design Loop, Saturday, 7/20/13

Explore the West Berkeley Design Loop, Saturday, 7/20/13
Get in the Loop! Did you know West Berkeley has the highest concentration of independent, home improvement businesses in the Bay Area? On Saturday, July 20th, these merchants invite you to explore the West Berkeley Design Loop, and participate in free DIY workshops. Enter a sweepstakes at each of the 20 participating stores (including the… Read more »

Today at the Farmers’ Market: Plastic-Free Crafting and Info Swap!

Today at the Farmers' Market: Plastic-Free Crafting and Info Swap!
Our Breaking the Chains of Plastic event series is continuing with a hands-on event at the Farmers’ Market today. Come down to Adeline and 63rd for new, creative tools for living plastic-free! This afternoon is devoted to both DIY and information sharing that you can use to replace the plastics in your life with healthier… 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 »

Climate Action and Adaptation Tour at the EcoHouse, Saturday, 3/30/13

Climate Action and Adaptation Tour at the EcoHouse, Saturday, 3/30/13
What are ten things you can do around your home to reduce your climate impact? Come tour our demonstration EcoHouse and draw inspiration to reduce your impact on climate change, and climate change’s impact on you. We’ll present ideas for do-it-yourself projects, including our toolshed built with 4 different natural building methods and topped with… Read more »