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 »
News media this week picked up a Stanford study that found organically grown food was not any more nutritious than conventionally grown food. Reading between the lines, some of the data analyzed did suggest health benefits for organic foods, like decreased pesticides and antibiotic-resistant bacteria and higher levels of a specific antioxidant. But beyond the… Read more »
Today is the first annual Food Day! Organizers describe it as a day that “seeks to bring together Americans from all walks of life…to push for healthy, affordable food produced in a sustainable, humane way.” Organizations around the country are planning events for the day. To learn more, click here.… Read more »
This Sunday, October 16, from 2-6pm, join Urban Adamah and friends for music, food, DIY activities, animals, storytelling, farm tours, and more! Special guests: Octopretzel! Event may sell out. Buy your tickets today! This event is co-sponsored by the Ecology Center. For more details, click here.… Read more »
Katie H. Michel, BFM Operations Manager, recently traveled to Pomo Tierra Ranch in the Anderson Valley. Here’s what she learned about this Berkeley Farmers’ Market vendor.
I drove through the gate at Pomo Tierra in the late afternoon. The property is located near Yorkville on Highway 128, which winds through the Anderson Valley in southern… Read more »