First Wave of Soda Tax Dollars Goes Toward Public School Garden Program

First Wave of Soda Tax Dollars Goes Toward Public School Garden Program
Last week, community members gathered at the Ecology Center to hear updates about revenue from the soda tax, and how that money is being used to support Berkeley’s public school gardening program. The soda tax, which drew in $116,000 from its first month, is projected to add $1.2 million annually to the City’s general fund.… Read more »

Save Berkeley’s School Gardens! Attend School Board Meeting Tomorrow 4/22/15

Save Berkeley's School Gardens! Attend School Board Meeting Tomorrow 4/22/15
We know so many parents, community members, and especially students, past and present, who are big fans of Berkeley’s public school Garden & Cooking Program. We are too, because the program provides invaluable health, nutrition, and food literacy lessons to a broad swath of Berkeley’s kids. We’ve been concerned by the repeated cuts to the… Read more »

Benefit Gala for the Berkeley Public Schools Gardening Program, 6/7/14

Benefit Gala for the Berkeley Public Schools Gardening Program, 6/7/14
Join us in supporting BUSD’s public school garden program! With strong community support, this program will be able to rise above severe funding cuts. An upcoming gala on Saturday, June 7th will help raise money for the program’s 2014-15 school year, and tickets are on sale now! Get yours online here, only a limited number… Read more »