Cottage Food Operators, Come Sell at our Farmers’ Market

Cottage Food Operators, Come Sell at our Farmers' Market
The Ecology Center Farmers’ Market team is looking for Cottage Food Operators that want to sell at our Saturday Downtown Berkeley farmers’ market! Cottage food is a growing part of the local food system, which got a huge boost when California enacted the Homemade Food Act in 2013. This law legalized the production of certain… Read more »

North Berkeley Farmers’ Market Canceled Tomorrow, 12/11/14

North Berkeley Farmers' Market Canceled Tomorrow, 12/11/14
Due to unsafe weather conditions, the North Berkeley Thursday Market is canceled on 12/11/14. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please note that the Ecology Center Farmers’ Markets operate RAIN OR SHINE. We have canceled the market exclusively due to high winds. We have learned from experience these conditions endanger our vendors and customers by creating… Read more »

Groundwater Regulation Is a Win, and Not Soon Enough for Local Farmers

Groundwater Regulation Is a Win, and Not Soon Enough for Local Farmers
We’ve gotten a few sprinkles in the Bay Area since Governor Brown signed a package of bills to regulate the state’s groundwater resources last week, but the drought’s far from over. The move is vital to protect the future of local, sustainably grown food in California. It’s also long overdue, and it’ll be years before… Read more »

Vote for Us for Best of East Bay Express 2014!

Vote for Us for Best of East Bay Express 2014!
Voting is open for the annual “Best of the East Bay” awards. Now through July 3rd, you may cast your ballot in a range of categories. This is a great way for locals to recognize their favorite businesses, art-makers and services. We hope Ecology Center fans will vote for us in two categories, Best Non-Profit… Read more »

Cider Summit Comes to Downtown Berkeley, 4/26/14

Cider Summit Comes to Downtown Berkeley, 4/26/14
Cider Summit Berkeley is happening this Saturday, 4/26/14 from 12 – 6 PM, in Civic Center Park next to our Saturday Farmers’ Market. Presented by Whole Foods Market, this event will benefit the Ecology Center and the Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research. The Cider Summit will feature approximately 90 ciders from throughout the… Read more »