Compost Happens: Compost 101 at the EcoHouse, 11/2/14

Compost Happens: Compost 101 at the EcoHouse, 11/2/14
Do you know how hardworking compost is? It builds up the things we want – healthy soils that retain water, sequester carbon, and grow nutrient-dense plants – and reduces the things we don’t, like food waste, synthetic fertilizers, and greenhouse gas emissions. The best way to get up close with compost is to try it… Read more »

Food Films this Week: “Genetic Roulette,” on Thursday & Real Food Media Short Films on Friday

Food Films this Week: "Genetic Roulette," on Thursday & Real Food Media Short Films on Friday
Celebrate GMO-awareness month this Thursday evening with a screening of “Genetic Roulette,” and Food Day on Friday with a Pop-up Film Festival of short food films! The film “Genetic Roulette” points to genetically engineered foods as a major contributor to rising disease rates in the US population, especially among children. Gastrointestinal disorders, allergies, inflammatory diseases,… Read more »

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 »

Join us for the Return of Sunday Streets Berkeley 10/12/14!

Join us for the Return of Sunday Streets Berkeley 10/12/14!
On October 12, Sunday Streets Berkeley returns to Shattuck Ave, with car-free open streets from Haste to Rose. From 11 am to 5 pm downtown Berkeley will be full of FREE activities such as yoga, hula hoops, music, kids games, dance, martial arts, art activities, soccer, slack-lining and more. This event offers great benefits to… Read more »