Ethical Shopping During the Holiday Season

Ethical Shopping During the Holiday Season

Photo Credit: Marti Dion Year-round, sustainability sits at the forefront of Ecology Center programming and operations. During every holiday season while our EcoStore customer traffic… Read more »
Native American Heritage Month: Growing Momentum & Land Back in the East Bay, Beyond

Native American Heritage Month: Growing Momentum & Land Back in the East Bay, Beyond

This year for Native American Heritage Month, and beyond, we encourage you to expand your knowledge of and join the many efforts to recognize and… Read more »
Rich in Family: Golden Rule Organics Farm

Rich in Family: Golden Rule Organics Farm

In Celebration of Hispanic, Latinx+ Month: The Ecology Center’s Farmers’ Market program has the honor of having Golden Rule Organics as a dedicated and humble… Read more »
Increased Funding for Market Match Meets Increased Need for Healthy Food Dollars

Increased Funding for Market Match Meets Increased Need for Healthy Food Dollars

The Ecology Center is thrilled to announce that the legislature has included $20 million for the California Nutrition Incentive Program (CNIP) in the state budget… Read more »

Native American Heritage Month: Growing Momentum & Land Back in the East Bay, Beyond

Native American Heritage Month: Growing Momentum & Land Back in the East Bay, Beyond
This year for Native American Heritage Month, and beyond, we encourage you to expand your knowledge of and join the many efforts to recognize and act on the demands and frontline needs of Indigenous communities. The Ecology Center occupies Huichin Ohlone land and continues to reflect on the growing actions we can take to advocate… Read more »

Increased Funding for Market Match Meets Increased Need for Healthy Food Dollars

Increased Funding for Market Match Meets Increased Need for Healthy Food Dollars
The Ecology Center is thrilled to announce that the legislature has included $20 million for the California Nutrition Incentive Program (CNIP) in the state budget over the next two years! This funding will ensure that hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians will continue to receive support for purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables at hundreds of… Read more »

Why Turning That Light Switch Off Actually Matters: A Dive into CA Electricity, Power Usage, and Legislation

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As the most populous state in the country, California faces unique energy challenges. California uses the second most energy of any state (following Texas), but per capita our residential sector uses less energy than any other state except Hawaii¹. This can be largely explained by efficiency requirements in the state’s building code, which mandates certain… Read more »