Poetry Soirée to Benefit Ecology Center, 1/25/14

Poetry Soirée to Benefit Ecology Center, 1/25/14
You may have met poet David Griswold at our farmers’ market, writing sonnets on demand for customers. He’s putting together a collection of sonnets from his days at the farmers’ market, and is throwing this Farmers’ Market Poetry Soirée to collect votes on the favorites to publish. This unique gallery event will feature over 70… Read more »

Holiday Hours, Tips and Staff Picks for Gifts from the Ecology Center

Holiday Hours, Tips and Staff Picks for Gifts from the Ecology Center
Our Store, Farmers’ Market, Farm Fresh Choice and Recycling all have special holiday schedules in the next few weeks. Farm Fresh Choice and the Farmers’ Market will be closed between 12/23/13 and 1/1/14. Recycling will not be running pick up service on 12/25/13, and 1/1/14 but will resume Thursday, 12/26/13 – Saturday, 12/28/13, and Thursday,… Read more »

Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival, 9/28/13

Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival, 9/28/13
“Stand Up for the Earth” with Pulitzer Prize-winning poets Gary Snyder and Robert Hass, with Brenda Hillman, Matthew Zapruder, Brian Teare, Ann Fisher-Wirth (The Ecopoetry Anthology), giovanni singleton, Jennifer Elise Foerster, Barbara Jane Reyes, Mary Mackey, John Shoptaw, Alan Soldofsky, California Poets in the Schools, River of Words, Poetry Inside Out (K-12 Student Poets), The… Read more »

Kirk’s T-Shirts Are on Display at Berkeley Historical Society

Kirk's T-Shirts Are on Display at Berkeley Historical Society
A familiar sight to anyone who attends Farmers’ Market events, Kirk Lumpkin’s collection of vintage Ecology Center t-shirts are now a part of Berkeley history. The Berkeley Historical Society has included them in an exhibit “Berkeley: From Farm to Urban Farming 1850 – 2013.” Here’s a description of the exhibit from Berkeley Historical Society: “The… Read more »

Blueberries: It’s All in the Taste

Blueberries: It's All in the Taste
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