Ecology Center’s Dante Kaleo Alnas-Benson Recognized as 50 Fund Rookie Playmaker! Thank You 50 Fund and Levi’s!

Ecology Center’s Dante Kaleo Alnas-Benson Recognized as 50 Fund Rookie Playmaker! Thank You 50 Fund and Levi’s!
Amazing news – our staffer Dante Kaleo Alnas-Benson has been recognized as a leader among his community by the 50 Fund and Levi’s! They have made him a Rookie Playmaker, for his work to spread the word about healthy food access, and lead his peers by example in the community he has grown up in,… Read more »

#GivingTuesday: give for more healthy food for more people!

#GivingTuesday: give for more healthy food for more people!
Today, #GivingTuesday, is a global day dedicated to celebrating generosity and giving back to our communities. This #GivingTuesday, help us improve healthy food access for low-income families in 2015! In 2014, the Ecology Center’s Market Match program gave thousands of families who rely on food stamps extra dollars to spend on fruits and vegetables grown… Read more »

From Sacramento Bee: Legislators Missed Chance to Fund Market Match, Ecology Center’s Healthy Food Program

From Sacramento Bee: Legislators Missed Chance to Fund Market Match, Ecology Center's Healthy Food Program
The Sacramento Bee Editorial Board published an opinion piece this weekend that says law-makers in Sacramento fumbled when they let AB 2385 die in the Appropriations Committee. The proposed bill would have had a lot of bang for its buck, by establishing a fund that would allow California to receive matching federal funds. The combined… Read more »

Request for Proposals: Farmers’ Market Cooking Demonstrations

Request for Proposals: Farmers' Market Cooking Demonstrations
The Ecology Center Farmers’ Market program is looking for individuals, businesses or organizations to run the cooking demonstrations at our Farmers’ Markets for the 2014 season, May – October. The cooking demonstrations at our Farmers’ Markets provide our market shoppers with meal ideas that are healthy, ethically-sourced, affordable, and easy to prepare. Good tasting food… 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 »