El Niño Rains Are Good for Farmers – But They Need Customers, Too!

El Niño Rains Are Good for Farmers - But They Need Customers, Too!
Farmers’ Markets typically slow down in the winter, but this season has been especially tough: farmers are finally getting the rain they need, but the customers have dried up. Months of wet weather can make a big dent in profits for a farmer set up at an outdoor market. The solution is customers who are… Read more »

We’ve Made Big Strides this Year

We've Made Big Strides this Year
2015 has been quite a year! We have had several exciting successes this year, as we continued to provide daily direct services to our community. Our classes and events have received record attendance, our farmers’ markets finished the year strong, and we continue to advance our Zero Waste goals. We succeeded in passing legislation in… Read more »

Shop Whole Foods Market on Wednesday, 12/9/15 – 5% of sales goes to support our work!

Shop Whole Foods Market on Wednesday, 12/9/15 - 5% of sales goes to support our work!
Shop at Whole Foods Market on Telegraph Ave, Berkeley this Wednesday, December 9th – the Ecology Center will get 5% of the store’s sales from this day donated! Whether you have a holiday meal planned or just need to stock up your pantry, you can help support our work to inspire and build a healthy,… Read more »

Lift Up our Youth Leaders & Invest in Long-Lasting Change for Giving Tuesday, 12/1/15

Lift Up our Youth Leaders & Invest in Long-Lasting Change for Giving Tuesday, 12/1/15
For Giving Tuesday on December 1st, show your support for the next generation of environmental justice leaders! The Ecology Center’s Youth Environmental Academy (YEA) develops environmental literacy and leadership skills among teens and young adults. Our aim is to inspire, engage, and educate young people from communities historically disenfranchised and left out of the environmental… Read more »

Immigrants Are #NotDisposable – Rally 8/12/15 to Demand Release of Daniel Maher, Ecology Center Recycling Director

Immigrants Are #NotDisposable - Rally 8/12/15 to Demand Release of Daniel Maher, Ecology Center Recycling Director
The Ecology Center will be joining immigrant and environmental rights organizations to stage a rally in front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices in San Francisco, to demand the release of Daniel Maher, a Bay Area resident who arrived in the U.S. from Macau at the age of 2. After serving a sentence… Read more »