Berkeleyside interviews BYA garden teacher Kim Allen

Berkeleyside interviews BYA garden teacher Kim Allen

The Ecology Center’s Farm Fresh Choice program works closely with Berkeley Youth Alternatives to provide socio-economically challenged adolescents with paid internships that teach the youth valuable skills that they can take with them beyond high school. Berkeleyside interviewed BYA garden teacher Kim Allen, highlighting some of the unique aspects of working with youth in a… Read more »

Ecology Center & Slow Food Collaborate on East Bay Dig In

Ecology Center & Slow Food Collaborate on East Bay Dig In

As the second summer hit the East Bay, dozens of volunteers turned out to help local community-based gardens prepare for the fall in a coordinated day of service. Martin Bourque, Ecology Center Executive Director, and Anna Hillgruber Smith Clark of Slow Food East Bay, thought that Slow Food USA’s National Day of Service, Dig In,… Read more »