Warm Winter Coat Drive Brings in 300 Coats!

Warm Winter Coat Drive Brings in 300 Coats!
This year, over 300 women’s, men’s, and children’s warm coats were donated to the Ecology Center as part of our Winter Coat Drive! This is our second year running a coat drive, and we are grateful for the abundance of generosity in our community. Thanks to Sola Lucy, Transition Berkeley, a local group of Girl… Read more »

Holiday Crafting: Homemade Gift Wrap, 12/7/14

Holiday Crafting: Homemade Gift Wrap, 12/7/14
This Sunday, we’re hosting a holiday crafting event. Come by the Ecology Center between 1pm-4pm and choose from three tables of activities! Learn to make small origami paper boxes out of repurposed maps; create your own customized potato print wrapping paper using natural Glob paints; and learn to wrap gifts in beautiful, reusable, salvaged cloth… Read more »

Our Winter Coat Drive was a Big Success!

Our Winter Coat Drive was a Big Success!
Thank you so much for all the beautiful, warm coats! Through the generosity and thoughtfulness of the Ecology Center’s members and friends, we have collected approximately 200 coats, jackets, sweaters and other warm garments. Our partner Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS), these items are all being distributed locally to homeless adults and children in our… Read more »

Holiday Hours, Tips and Staff Picks for Gifts from the Ecology Center

Holiday Hours, Tips and Staff Picks for Gifts from the Ecology Center
Our Store, Farmers’ Market, Farm Fresh Choice and Recycling all have special holiday schedules in the next few weeks. Farm Fresh Choice and the Farmers’ Market will be closed between 12/23/13 and 1/1/14. Recycling will not be running pick up service on 12/25/13, and 1/1/14 but will resume Thursday, 12/26/13 – Saturday, 12/28/13, and Thursday,… Read more »