Farmers’ Market Finder Tool: Improving Access to Healthy, Affordable Food at Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ Market Finder Tool: Improving Access to Healthy, Affordable Food at Farmers’ Markets

As the country waits for the Farm Bill to pass, and funding for food stamps remains in limbo, the Ecology Center is launching a tool that allows Californians on food assistance to easily find the healthiest, affordable food from a farmers’ market near them. The Farmers’ Market Finder displays all farmers’ markets that accept CalFresh… Read more »

Tell Governor Brown to Sign the California Homemade Food Act Today!

Tell Governor Brown to Sign the California Homemade Food Act Today!

The hard-working people at the Sustainable Economies Law Center have been leading efforts to get a “cottage food law” on the books in California, and the campaign is very close to a successful finish. Over thirty states have similar laws, which creates a category of food production called a cottage food operation. Unlike other types… Read more »

CALPIRG Launches Statewide Bag Ban Campaign

CALPIRG Launches Statewide Bag Ban Campaign

After a victory earlier this year with the successful passing of a county-wide bag ban, organizers at CALPIRG are focusing their efforts on a statewide campaign. The Ecology Center’s Executive Director, Martin Bourque, was at the press conference announcing the campaign, which is focusing on the impact the twelve billion bags used annually in California… Read more »