Earth Day Around the Bay

Earth Day Around the Bay
Earth Day falls on April 22nd each year, but many communities use the whole month of April to bring people together to learn, take action, or be hands on helping the environment. In the Bay Area, there’s a range of festivals and gatherings big and small. Here’s a selection of what’s happening for Earth Day,… Read more »

Potluck Lunch & Workshop for Plastic-Free July this Saturday, 7/11/15

Potluck Lunch & Workshop for Plastic-Free July this Saturday, 7/11/15
We’re big fans of local activist Beth Terry, who offers practical and friendly advice on how to reduce plastic in your life, no matter how much you currently use. This Saturday, she’s hosting a potluck lunch and plastic-free living workshop with us, to explore inspiration, challenges, and solutions to address our plastic problem. Beth will… Read more »

Family Fun Festival at Farmers’ Market, 5/30/15

Family Fun Festival at Farmers' Market, 5/30/15
The annual FREE Family Fun Festival is back this year on Saturday, May 30th at the Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market from 10am-2pm! The event is co-sponsored by the Ecology Center, YMCA, the City of Berkeley, and BART and will feature games, contests, performances, and hands-on activities for all ages! Highlights include a farm animal petting… Read more »

Farmers’ Market Cooking Demo Collaboration with Bauman College Kicks Off Tomorrow, 4/28/15

Farmers' Market Cooking Demo Collaboration with Bauman College Kicks Off Tomorrow, 4/28/15
The Ecology Center is proud to announce a collaboration between Bauman College and our Farmers’ Markets. Beginning Tuesday, April 28th, Berkeley-based holistic nutrition and culinary arts academy Bauman College will be hosting a series of monthly cooking demonstrations at the Ecology Center’s Tuesday and Saturday Farmers’ Markets. These demos will feature healthy, ethically-sourced, affordable, and… Read more »

Wild Fermentation with Phat Beetz Youth Pickle Co, 5/2/15

Wild Fermentation with Phat Beetz Youth Pickle Co, 5/2/15
Love pickled vegetables? Learn to make your own! It’s easy, affordable, incredibly healthy, and maybe slightly addictive. Talk with any fermentation enthusiast and you might get a glimpse that pickled vegetables is a gateway into the wild, macrobiotic world of cultured foods. Coming up, Saturday, May 2nd, we have a free event that we hope… Read more »