El Niño Rains Are Good for Farmers – But They Need Customers, Too!

El Niño Rains Are Good for Farmers - But They Need Customers, Too!
Farmers’ Markets typically slow down in the winter, but this season has been especially tough: farmers are finally getting the rain they need, but the customers have dried up. Months of wet weather can make a big dent in profits for a farmer set up at an outdoor market. The solution is customers who are… Read more »

Special Holiday Schedules for our Programs

Special Holiday Schedules for our Programs
We have special schedules across our programs around the holidays! Please contact us if you have any questions. Store Open every day through Christmas Eve, 11 AM – 6 PM, including Monday, 12/21/15 Open 11 AM – 4 PM Christmas Eve, 12/24/15 Closed 12/25/15 through 1/4/16, first day open in 2016 is Tuesday, 1/5/16 Berkeley… Read more »

Ecology Center’s Dante Kaleo Alnas-Benson Recognized as 50 Fund Rookie Playmaker! Thank You 50 Fund and Levi’s!

Ecology Center’s Dante Kaleo Alnas-Benson Recognized as 50 Fund Rookie Playmaker! Thank You 50 Fund and Levi’s!
Amazing news – our staffer Dante Kaleo Alnas-Benson has been recognized as a leader among his community by the 50 Fund and Levi’s! They have made him a Rookie Playmaker, for his work to spread the word about healthy food access, and lead his peers by example in the community he has grown up in,… Read more »

Farm Fresh Choice Stand Still Running at Spiral Gardens – Use Oregon Street Entrance

Farm Fresh Choice Stand Still Running at Spiral Gardens - Use Oregon Street Entrance
If you go past Spiral Gardens on Tuesday afternoons, a large black fence and “For Sale” sign may be what you notice instead of the Ecology Center’s Farm Fresh Choice produce stand. The stand is still running though, near the side entrance on Oregon Street. Spiral Gardens is also still running, and not for sale.… Read more »

Reel to Real Film Series: Lunch Love Community, 5/7/14

Reel to Real Film Series: Lunch Love Community, 5/7/14
Join the film makers of Lunch Love Community and a special panel of guests for documentary short stories and lively interactive discussion about Berkeley leading the nation with food reform and food justice in our schools and neighborhoods. We’re proud that two current and former Farm Fresh Choice staff will be participating on the panel. … Read more »