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 »

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 »

We’re Hiring: Come Join Our Work!

We're Hiring: Come Join Our Work!
We are currently accepting applications for several positions across our programs: Farmers’ Market Access & Equity Program Coordinator, On-Call Curbside Recycling Driver, and two Youth positions. Please visit our Jobs page for full job descriptions, and for details on how to apply. These positions are all open now, but may be filled at anytime, so… Read more »

Ecology Center’s Dante Kaleo Alnas-Benson Recognized as 50 Fund Rookie Playmaker! Thank You 50 Fund and Levi’s!

Ecology Center’s Dante Kaleo Alnas-Benson Recognized as 50 Fund Rookie Playmaker! Thank You 50 Fund and Levi’s!
Amazing news – our staffer Dante Kaleo Alnas-Benson has been recognized as a leader among his community by the 50 Fund and Levi’s! They have made him a Rookie Playmaker, for his work to spread the word about healthy food access, and lead his peers by example in the community he has grown up in,… Read more »

We Celebrate 12 Graduates from our Youth Environmental Academy this Summer

We Celebrate 12 Graduates from our Youth Environmental Academy this Summer
This month we had 12 youth graduate from our summer Youth Environmental Academy. Our youth had their first green job, supporting our farmers’ markets and Farm Fresh Choice stands. Through our environmental literacy curriculum, they learned about renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, resource recovery, water management, and green job career paths. Lastly, we had lots of… Read more »