Urban Gardens & Heavy Metal: Keeping Lead Off the Menu, 9/7/13

Urban Gardens & Heavy Metal: Keeping Lead Off the Menu, 9/7/13

We have a new event series this September, dubbed “Soil in the City.” The classes, workshops and panels in this series are designed to give urban residents tools to understand and create healthy soil, which in turn will grow healthy food, and be a part of healthy urban places.
The first event in the series… Read more »

Celebrate a New Bio-Remediation Project at the Santa Fe Right of Way this Sunday, 11/18/12

Celebrate a New Bio-Remediation Project at the Santa Fe Right of Way this Sunday, 11/18/12

This is one event that has been a long time coming, and we hope you join the celebration! For years, neighbors and gardeners in South Berkeley have been advocating for creating a usable public space on the Santa Fe Right of Way, a 40 foot wide swath that runs through residential neighborhoods along an old… Read more »

Farm Fresh Choice Is Open for Business at Spiral Gardens

Farm Fresh Choice Is Open for Business at Spiral Gardens

Farm Fresh Choice, Spiral Gardens, and Network for a Healthy California collaborated to pull off a great opening celebration for the Tuesday produce stand. There was a great turnout from new and old supporters, and the new location is looking tidy thanks to two volunteer work parties. Games, spoken word, and a cooking demonstration were… Read more »

Farm Fresh Choice Grand Re-Opening at Spiral Gardens, Tuesday, 6/26/12

Farm Fresh Choice Grand Re-Opening at Spiral Gardens, Tuesday, 6/26/12

Our Farm Fresh Choice program has been hosting garden workdays, engaging our youth interns in planning meetings, printing scores of flyers, and working very hard these past couple weeks. All their effort will culminate in a great event this coming Tuesday, June 26th, which will be a celebration for the re-opening of the produce stand… Read more »

Help Spiral Gardens’ Produce Stand!

Help Spiral Gardens' Produce Stand!

Spiral Gardens, a Berkeley nursery on Oregon and Sacramento Streets, is one of the vendors at the Berkeley Farmers’ Markets. Spiral Gardens calls itself a food security project, specializing in selling edible and medicinal herbs, plants, and trees. In addition to selling plants at the nursery, they run a small produce stand on Tuesdays at… Read more »