Get Involved in This Campaign for Our Health! Berkeley vs. Big Soda Training and Meeting, 4/26/14

Get Involved in This Campaign for Our Health! Berkeley vs. Big Soda Training and Meeting, 4/26/14

The Ecology Center is proud to support this campaign to improve health in Berkeley, and this Saturday is your chance to get involved! It’s the next meeting of the Berkeley Healthy Child Coalition, the community coalition driving the Berkeley vs. Big Soda campaign. Join us as a supporter of Berkeley vs. Big Soda – learn… Read more »

Help Soda Warning Label Bill Pass Appropriations Committee This Week!

Help Soda Warning Label Bill Pass Appropriations Committee This Week!

SB 1000 (Monning) is the proposed state law that would put a safety warning label on sodas and other sugary beverages sold in California. This bill would support the health of all Californians, by helping consumers identify risks and make informed decisions about what they purchase. You can support this effort by making a quick… Read more »

SF Chronicle Covers our Work to Make Healthy Food Accessible

SF Chronicle Covers our Work to Make Healthy Food Accessible

One of the big areas where our work has been expanding is with Market Match, a program that allows people who receive food assistance to have their benefits doubled when they shop at Farmers’ Markets. This makes it easier for families to make healthy food choices, and it benefits the local farmers, who take home… Read more »

Walk to Work Day East Bay is Tomorrow, 4/3/14

Walk to Work Day East Bay is Tomorrow, 4/3/14

Join us Thursday April 3rd in walking to work! Brought to you by Transition Berkeley, Walk Oakland Bike Oakland, and California Walks. Sponsored by the Downtown Oakland and Lake/Merritt Uptown Associations, AC Transit, the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition, and the City of Oakland.
Walk to Work Day, on Thursday April 3, is about encouraging and… Read more »

Soda Industry’s Arguments Against Taxes Are Crumbling

Soda Industry's Arguments Against Taxes Are Crumbling

Local news website BeyondChron is running a series of articles called “Soda Tax Myths.” With the series, they are shining a light on what is shaping up to be a big campaign for the 2014 ballot, in both San Francisco and Berkeley. The election season is hardly here yet, but based on past ballot initiatives… Read more »