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

Ecology Center's Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Update on Friday, March 27, 2020 Ecology Center’s Berkeley Farmers’ Markets During COVID-19 As an essential service, the Berkeley Farmers’ Markets REMAIN OPEN, providing fresh, healthy food for the community. We are actively making operational changes to protect customers, farmers, and staff, and to mitigate the spread of disease. We continue to follow the guidance… Read more »

Ecology Center in the Making

Ecology Center in the Making
A Brief Retrospect by Ecology Center Executive Director Martin Bourque Historic Change Happens Ecology 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,… 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 »

Berkeley Farmers’ Market Real Deal available November 2 – 16, 2019

Berkeley Farmers' Market Real Deal available November 2 - 16, 2019
Receive a free 16oz herbal tea with the purchase of a quart jar of organic Big Little Bowl soup. Available at Berkeley Farmers’ Markets: Downtown Berkeley (11/2, 11/ 9, & 11/16) and North Berkeley (11/5 & 11/12). Small changes in lifestyle can have a huge impact on our personal health and the health of the… Read more »

Climate Justice: Fighting for a Better Tomorrow

Climate Justice: Fighting for a Better Tomorrow
On September 20th, 2019, millions of people (including you perhaps!) took to the streets to demand action on climate change around the world. Holding their protest signs high and proud, students assembled in front of federal buildings from New York to San Francisco, on shores and in villages from the Marshall Islands to India to… Read more »