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 »
The Ecology Center Farmers’ Market is home to many lovely vendors and farmers. This week, we caught up with Rudy Jiminez, Maria Gonzalez and Alberto Perez, who are all members of Green Thumb Organics, an organic farm that first started growing produce in 2015.
Stop by the Berkeley Thursday farmers’ market from now until early… Read more »
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 vendor. For the past 10 years Golden Rule Organics has offered Berkeley residents and visiting shoppers a plethora of fresh and organic produce, such as their heirloom Roma and Early… Read more »
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 »
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 »