Vessel Reusable Cup Service Launches

Vessel Reusable Cup Service Launches

We’re excited to launch the Vessel Reusable Cup Pilot this Wednesday, September 18, 2019. A First for Berkeley and for California, this pilot leads the… Read more »
Salsa Festival: Celebrating A Rich Culture

Salsa Festival: Celebrating A Rich Culture

True to the nature of the Bay Area, the Berkeley Farmers’ Market 2019 Salsa Festival was a celebration of the rich cultural diversity that thrives… Read more »
Announcing Berkeley's first Reusable Cup Program

Announcing Berkeley’s first Reusable Cup Program

Meet Vessel! The Ecology Center is pleased to announce the launch of Berkeley’s first Reusable Cup service. The pilot program will launch in mid-September at… Read more »
Taking Pride in Peaches: Perspective from a Queer Farmer in the Capay Valley

Taking Pride in Peaches: Perspective from a Queer Farmer in the Capay Valley

Farmers’ Markets are made possible through the efforts of a diverse community of people who come together around an appreciation for wholesome food, locally grown… Read more »

Vessel Reusable Cup Service Launches

Vessel Reusable Cup Service Launches
We’re excited to launch the Vessel Reusable Cup Pilot this Wednesday, September 18, 2019. A First for Berkeley and for California, this pilot leads the way in replacing single-use disposable cups with a reusable, thermal, stainless steel alternative. It is a step forward in the Reusables Revolution! Join us this Wednesday, 9/18, at 8:00 am… Read more »

Salsa Festival: Celebrating A Rich Culture

Salsa Festival: Celebrating A Rich Culture
True to the nature of the Bay Area, the Berkeley Farmers’ Market 2019 Salsa Festival was a celebration of the rich cultural diversity that thrives here and our community’s commitment to environmental sustainability. Locals and Salsa enthusiasts from all over the Bay Area turned out to enjoy Salsa music, dance, and food, along with activities… Read more »

Taking Pride in Peaches: Perspective from a Queer Farmer in the Capay Valley

Taking Pride in Peaches: Perspective from a Queer Farmer in the Capay Valley
Farmers’ Markets are made possible through the efforts of a diverse community of people who come together around an appreciation for wholesome food, locally grown and delivered with the well-being of customers in mind.  Joanna Normoyle of Guru Ram Das Orchards represents one of our farmers who embraces these values and offers a diverse perspective… Read more »

Berkeley on the Path to Zero Waste Dining!

Berkeley on the Path to Zero Waste Dining!
Last month, Berkeley City Council unanimously passed the Disposable-Free Dining Ordinance, a groundbreaking and expansive plan for phasing out single-use plastic foodware from Berkeley restaurants and businesses. The ordinance, the first of its kind in the U.S. to comprehensively address single-use plastics, has been met with an outpouring of support from the community including students,… Read more »