Día de los Muertos and Halloween Celebration, 10/28/14

Día de los Muertos and Halloween Celebration, 10/28/14
Our annual event to honor deceased loved ones, farmworkers, and celebrate with festive costumes returns to the South Berkeley Farmers’ Market. Please join us, Tuesday, October 28 from 2 – 6pm in honoring and celebrating. This year, a community altar by artist and youth activist Emma Gomez will pay tribute to community members and workers… Read more »

Cesar Chavez Commemoration Brings Ecology Center Staffer Back to His Roots

Cesar Chavez Commemoration Brings Ecology Center Staffer Back to His Roots
Ecology Center staffer Lorenzo Flores has family connections to the UFW and Chicano movements. Here, he shares his history, and how his present role serving on the César Chávez Dolores Huerta Commemoration Committee has brought him full circle.  “Sí Se Puede! Sí Se Puede! Sí Se Puede!” follows the sound of one loud single hand… Read more »

Halloween/Day of the Dead Celebration at the Farmers’ Market next Tuesday, 10/30/12

Halloween/Day of the Dead Celebration at the Farmers' Market next Tuesday, 10/30/12
Our annual celebration will be better than ever at the South Berkeley market’s new location. This years line up includes live music by Asheba, Aztec dance by Cuauhtli Mitotiani Mexica, free all ages costumes with the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse, and a Day of the Dead Altar. The altar has been organized by… Read more »

Food for Thought: Conventional Vs. Organics Study and Responses

Food for Thought: Conventional Vs. Organics Study and Responses
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 »

César Chávez Celebration Tuesday, 3/27: Rain or Shine!

César Chávez Celebration Tuesday, 3/27: Rain or Shine!
The regular Tuesday Farmers’ Market this coming week will be hosting a free day of cultural arts performances, spoken word, speakers, live music, and informational tables to honor the legacy of farmworker organizer César Chávez. There will be an incredible line up of local talent, a chance to connect with our Farm Fresh Choice interns,… Read more »