What’s Next for Berkeley’s Soda Tax?

What's Next for Berkeley's Soda Tax?
Dear Friends of the Ecology Center, On November 4th, Measure D passed. Not only that, Berkeley’s sugar-sweetened beverage tax won with 75% of the vote: a landslide! A small community took on one of the world’s largest industries and prevailed, against all odds. The American Beverage Association poured millions of dollars into our city and… Read more »

Youth Interns Broaden Their Horizons through EcoHouse Tour

Youth Interns Broaden Their Horizons through EcoHouse Tour
On a recent Friday, I along with the rest of Ecology Center youth interns took a field trip to the EcoHouse located in North Berkeley. The tour was filled with insights on how to grow a successful garden, ways utilize water resourcefully, and tips for applying these skills to everyday life. The tour started with… Read more »

We’re Hiring for a New Position: Youth Development Program Manager

We're Hiring for a New Position: Youth Development Program Manager
The Ecology Center is seeking a highly committed youth development professional to lead and expand our efforts to empower the next generation of environmental leaders. Our youth come from communities most impacted by poverty as well as environmental and heath disparities. The Program Manager will build on over ten years of vibrant youth food justice… Read more »

Ecology Center is Hiring for Staff and Contract Positions

Ecology Center is Hiring for Staff and Contract Positions
We have several openings right now: a contract position to run Cooking Demonstrations at our Farmers’ Markets, a part time Administrative Assistant position, and a full time Education and Engagement Program Manager position. We want to be sure that a wide range of candidates hear about these opportunities and apply! The deadline for all three… Read more »

Help Us Remake Our Food System to Distribute Health, not Concentrate Wealth

Help Us Remake Our Food System to Distribute Health, not Concentrate Wealth
Our Executive Director, Martin Bourque, is sharing this message with our community of friends and supporters this month. We are honored to be a part of this community, to share this vision and to work toward a more healthy and just future. The winter holidays are advertised as a time of abundance: shopping carts full… Read more »