The well loved Market Match Program, led by the Ecology Center, which enables CalFresh shoppers to double their EBT food dollars for fruits and veggies at 270+ farmers’ markets (and other farm-direct sites), is at risk of losing funding.
That’s why the Ecology Center, Roots of Change, and a coalition of supporters are working to… Read more »
This recipe comes compliments of Edith’s Pie and Berkeley Farmers’ Market regular Chef Mike Raskin. It’s a great zero-waste recipe which uses every part of the gorgeous winter citrus at the markets right now.
1ea 9” pie crust, blind baked
1.5 lb naval oranges
1tsp diamond crystal kosher salt
1.5 tsp flour… Read more »
Now selling freshly made tofu at the Saturday Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market: Joodooboo!
Joodooboo is a new Korean deli and banchan shop located in Oakland. Since their opening early this year, they’ve been serving up freshly made dooboo (Korean for tofu), hyper-seasonal vegetable preparations, simple rice bowls, and soups inspired by Korean flavors and ingredients. … Read more »
Ecology Center partners with over 55 organizations across the state to operate the Market Match program at farmers’ markets and other farm-direct sites by providing extra money to customers spending their CalFresh dollars on locally-produced food. Since 2017, Market Match has partnered with the Crescent City Downtown Divas, a nonprofit founded by women-owned businesses and… Read more »
Farmers’ Markets are a community hub for fresh, healthy, local, and immunity-boosting foods. The Berkeley Farmers’ Markets are teeming with delectable fruits, vegetables, grains, cheeses, and other treats. Surrounded by friendly faces, you might see your friend or neighbor shopping and be reminded that food can build community. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we… Read more »
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