On a recent Friday, I along with the rest of Ecology Center youth interns took a field trip to the EcoHouse located in North Berkeley. The tour was filled with insights on how to grow a successful garden, ways utilize water resourcefully, and tips for applying these skills to everyday life.
The tour started with… Read more »
Want to learn how to better take care of your fruit trees, or interested in picking up tips for a future fruit tree garden? Join expert teacher John Valenzuela for this hands-on winter fruit tree pruning class held in a permaculture-based food forest garden at the EcoHouse. The class runs Sunday, February 2nd from 10… Read more »
Berkeleyside put out a list of “Berkeley’s secret rooftop gardens,” which includes the EcoHouse garden shed living roof. While some of the rooftops listed by Berkeleyside are not accessible to the public, you check out the EcoHouse garden roof up close by attending one of our tours. Look out for an upcoming Ecological Design, or… Read more »
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 »
In this three-session intro series, we’ll explore the many layers of climate solutions, from urban farms to personal action plans. The series is a perfect fit for those wanting to develop some basic knowledge about climate change, be exposed to models of successful community solutions, and build relationships with other engaged community members. Can’t make… Read more »