Food Politics: How Did Your Legislator Vote in 2013?

Food Politics: How Did Your Legislator Vote in 2013?

Californians have a new tool to track what their legislators in Sacramento are doing for better, healthier food systems. The California Food Policy Council just released their report for 2013, tracking 10 of the most critical proposed food system-related bills. A quick scan shows how each legislator voted across the plank of food bills, increasing… Read more »

Help Us Remake Our Food System to Distribute Health, not Concentrate Wealth

Help Us Remake Our Food System to Distribute Health, not Concentrate Wealth

Our Executive Director, Martin Bourque, is sharing this message with our community of friends and supporters this month. We are honored to be a part of this community, to share this vision and to work toward a more healthy and just future.
The winter holidays are advertised as a time of abundance: shopping carts full… Read more »

Composting for Renters Class this Saturday, 6/9/12

Composting for Renters Class this Saturday, 6/9/12

Yes, renters can compost! In this workshop we will explore several solutions for composting with limited space and provide ways to overcome the common obstacles that renters face. We’ll review several options for composting your kitchen scraps indoors and possibilities for how to use your finished compost. One popular and accessible method is worm composting… Read more »

Talk and Book Signing by Wes Jackson, Tonight!

Talk and Book Signing by Wes Jackson, Tonight!

President and founder of the Land Institute, Wes Jackson has over forty years of experience in the field (literally) of sustainable agriculture. With a background as a geneticist, and concern over increasing soil depletion, Jackson has led research to create grains that both have high-yields and have beneficial traits like retaining water and helping return… Read more »

Food Justice Weekend Reportback

Food Justice Weekend Reportback

The annual CFSC Food Justice Conference was in full swing this weekend in Oakland, and Martin Bourque, our Executive Director, was in the thick of it. Here’s his reportback…
Since last October, the Ecology Center has played a leadership role in the Local Host Committee organizing and promoting the Food Justice Conference. The Ecology Center,… Read more »