Youth Food Justice Leader Johnathan Hill Shares His Experience at Rooted in Community Conference

Youth Food Justice Leader Johnathan Hill Shares His Experience at Rooted in Community Conference

Johnathan Hill, a site coordinator at the Ecology Center’s Farm Fresh Choice produce stands for over three years now, recently concluded his summer with an amazing experience: working on the formation of a youth-led, national movement advocating for food justice. Johnathan attended the Rooted in Community conference during the final week of July, and since… Read more »

Gill Tract in Albany Provides Fertile Ground for “Occupy the Farm”

Gill Tract in Albany Provides Fertile Ground for "Occupy the Farm"

This last weekend, in one of the more lively Earth Day activities, a group of 300 people took over the Gill Tract in Albany, and promptly began preparing the land to farm 10,000 plant starts. With banners reading “Occupy the Farm: Take Back the Tract” and “Whole food not Whole Foods,” the organizers are evolving… Read more »

Food Justice: A Brown Bag Lunch Talk 5/9/11

Food Justice: A Brown Bag Lunch Talk 5/9/11

Join us as the Center for Ecoliteracy, Ecology Center, and Berkeley Office of Energy and Sustainable Development host a brown bag lunch talk with Robert Gottlieb, co-author of Food Justice… Read more », and the Berkeley Food Policy Council Monday, May 9 at 12pm, at the Tamalpais Room of the David Brower Center: 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley.

Support Haiti this Thursday, October 14th

Support Haiti this Thursday, October 14th

This Thursday wraps up our Haiti benefit series, bringing keynote speaker Pierre Labossiere from the Haiti Action Committee to speak on Food Justice and Food Sovereignty in Haiti. Don’t miss our panel of food justice experts, including speakers from Food First and People’s Grocery. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Haiti Emergency Relief… Read more »