Help Us Reach Jack Johnson’s $2500 Match by Sep 1st!

Help Us Reach Jack Johnson's $2500 Match by Sep 1st!
We will be at the Greek Theatre, Tuesday August 26th, sharing our work and playing games with Jack Johnson concert-goers. Our participation is part of Jack Johnson’s effort to support local non-profits on his tours. Through donating all of the proceeds from his tours, he’s raised $25 million for environmental organizations like ours! He’s particularly… Read more »

Gas or Charcoal for Your Summer Barbecues?

Gas or Charcoal for Your Summer Barbecues?
Time outdoors, fresh and flavorful food, family and friends are all things to love about summer barbecues. What we don’t love? Side effects like hazardous smoke and carbon emissions. What options do grillers have, and how does their environmental impact stack up? The two traditional choices are charcoal or gas grills. At our Store, we… Read more »

On Choosing Turkeys, and Farmers’ Market Fare to Serve at Your Table

On Choosing Turkeys, and Farmers' Market Fare to Serve at Your Table
Turkey pop quiz: what’s the difference between “natural,” “organic,” and “free-range?” What about “heirloom” vs. “heritage?” If you’re stumped but want to choose the best turkey for your table, head over to this article from Grist. It identifies the differences between all those labels, and also has some incredible facts about the vast scale of… Read more »

Help the Beer Wagon Get Rolling

Help the Beer Wagon Get Rolling
What’s big, red and rolling your way with organic beer? Local craft brewery Bison is creating the Beer Wagon, a community-focused, sustainable, mobile beer garden that donates 100% of its profits to local charities – including the Ecology Center. The Beer Wagon will raise money by selling draft beer (and other organic beverages) at food… Read more »

Vote for Us for Best of East Bay: Best Non-Profit, Best Farmers’ Market

Vote for Us for Best of East Bay: Best Non-Profit, Best Farmers' Market
The East Bay Express is running their annual “Best of East Bay” vote-a-thon from now until June 27th. Ecology Center fans should freely share their love of our Farmers’ Markets and our organization as a whole by voting for “Ecology Center” in the Non-Profit and “Berkeley Farmers’ Market” in the Farmers’ Market categories. Voters get… Read more »