Update: City Council Votes Unanimously to Place Soda Tax on Berkeley Ballot

Update: City Council Votes Unanimously to Place Soda Tax on Berkeley Ballot
On Tuesday July 1, the Berkeley City Council voted unanimously and enthusiastically to place a soda tax measure on the November 2014 ballot. If voters approve the measure in November, Berkeley would be the first US city to tax sugar-sweetened drinks. BeyondChron published an article busting the beverage industry’s myth that a soda tax is… Read more »

Jack Johnson Doubles Your Ecology Center Donations!

Jack Johnson Doubles Your Ecology Center Donations!
Jack Johnson and his social action network, All at Once, are passionate about sustainable, local food systems and Plastic-Free initiatives, and so are we! They kindly reached out to the Ecology Center to be a partner organization, as a way to support our work and to encourage people to get involved and make positive change… Read more »

Vote for Us for Best of East Bay Express 2014!

Vote for Us for Best of East Bay Express 2014!
Voting is open for the annual “Best of the East Bay” awards. Now through July 3rd, you may cast your ballot in a range of categories. This is a great way for locals to recognize their favorite businesses, art-makers and services. We hope Ecology Center fans will vote for us in two categories, Best Non-Profit… Read more »

Berkeley Dine Out Event to Support School Gardening Program, 5/13/14

Berkeley Dine Out Event to Support School Gardening Program, 5/13/14
Join us for a meal at a partnering restaurants on Tuesday, May 13th, and a portion of your bill will support the Berkeley Public School Gardening Program! It will be an evening of wining and dining in support of connecting student learning with real world experiences around food, while exploring topics of health, wellness, and… Read more »

Cider Summit Comes to Downtown Berkeley, 4/26/14

Cider Summit Comes to Downtown Berkeley, 4/26/14
Cider Summit Berkeley is happening this Saturday, 4/26/14 from 12 – 6 PM, in Civic Center Park next to our Saturday Farmers’ Market. Presented by Whole Foods Market, this event will benefit the Ecology Center and the Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research. The Cider Summit will feature approximately 90 ciders from throughout the… Read more »