Changing Farming, One Lentil at a Time: “Lentil Underground” Book Event & Seed Swap, 5/23/15

Changing Farming, One Lentil at a Time: "Lentil Underground" Book Event & Seed Swap, 5/23/15
Lentil Underground by Berkeley author Liz Carlisle is the true story of a group of Montana farmers who launch a farm-to-table movement, developing lentil farming as a strategy to restore depleted soils while creating a market for an unlikely cash crop. By collectively sharing their skills, experiences, and resources, this diverse group of farmers venture… Read more »

Greywater DIY Workshop: Laundry-to-Landscape, 5/16/15 – Now Full!

Greywater DIY Workshop: Laundry-to-Landscape, 5/16/15 - Now Full!
There’s just a few spots left in this upcoming Greywater Laundry-to-Landscape workshop! If you are interested, now is the time to get your ticket. Learn how to install a greywater system to water your plants with your recycled laundry water at this hands-on, DIY workshop on Saturday, May 16th. Don’t let your laundry water go… Read more »

Celebrate Earth Day with us at the Brower Center, 4/18/15

Celebrate Earth Day with us at the Brower Center, 4/18/15
On Saturday, April 18th, from 12-6 PM, a big, new Earth Day event is taking place at the David Brower Center in Downtown Berkeley, 2150 Allston Way, between Shattuck and Oxford. The event includes community learning opportunities, family art activities, hands-on workshops, films, live music, and more. The Ecology Center is thrilled to be part… Read more »

Ecology Center Members’ Farm Tour: Beginning Farmers, 4/26/15

Ecology Center Members’ Farm Tour: Beginning Farmers, 4/26/15
Join us as we turn our focus to the people who grow the food we eat, ​and ​social justice issues connected with training, start up costs, and access to land for beginning farmers. We will travel to Hollister, CA to visit with Oya Organics, Golden Rule Organics, and Avalos Organic Farm to discuss challenges and… Read more »

Panel Discussion: Community Choice Energy in Alameda County, 4/20/15

Panel Discussion: Community Choice Energy in Alameda County, 4/20/15
Join the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition, the David Brower Center, Ecology Center, and City of Berkeley at a panel discussion on Community Choice Energy. Learn about Alameda County’s plans to create a non-profit Community Choice Energy program with the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, create green jobs and provide stable electricity rates for Berkeley… Read more »