Love Your Market? Volunteer!

Love Your Market? Volunteer!
Looking for a way to give back to your community in this challenging time? Become a volunteer at the Berkeley Farmers’ Markets! As an essential service, the Berkeley Farmers’ Markets continue to provide fresh, healthy food for the community and a livelihood for small and mid-scale farmers. We have implemented extensive operational changes to protect… Read more »

Ecology Center’s Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ecology Center's Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Update on Thursday, April 23, 2020 Ecology Center Store During COVID-19 As we continue to navigate the uncharted territory of the COVID-19 lockdowns, we would like to thank our community for all the support that has been shown to the Ecology Center staff during this challenging time. In order to provide essential products, our store… Read more »

Ecology Center in the Making

Ecology Center in the Making
A Brief Retrospect by Ecology Center Executive Director Martin Bourque Historic Change HappensEcology Center was born at a turning point in our nation, with Berkeley, California, as one of the epicenters for a social revolution. It was 1969, and the social fabric was being pulled in all directions—it was coming undone. The anti-war movement, the… Read more »

Rooted in Community Winter Leadership Institute Reflections

Rooted in Community Winter Leadership Institute Reflections
by Marcel Ramos, Youth Development Program Coordinator This past December, I had the opportunity to attend Rooted in Community’s biannual Winter Leadership Institute. I traveled to Birmingham, AL, gathering with young adults from organizations across the country to discuss the importance of youth roles in the food justice movement. Over the course of three days,… Read more »