Love Linda Vista Farmers Market, Ecology Center’s partner in San Diego, Makes Strides to Keep Market Match and Fresh Food Access

Love Linda Vista Farmers Market, Ecology Center’s partner in San Diego, Makes Strides to Keep Market Match and Fresh Food Access
The neighborhood of Linda Vista in San Diego almost lost the Market Match program, a federal and state-funded grant program led by the Ecology Center that provides a dollar-for-dollar match on CalFresh/SNAP spending at participating CA farmers’ markets. Market Match–a safety net program meeting the growing needs of low income Californians during and post-pandemic–led to… Read more »

From Lunar New Year to Valentine’s Day, here are a list of products at the Berkeley Farmers’ Markets to make your celebrations shine

From Lunar New Year to Valentine's Day, here are a list of products at the Berkeley Farmers' Markets to make your celebrations shine
With Lunar New Year, Super Bowl Sunday, Mardi Gras, and Valentine’s Day all taking place over the next week this February, there’s a lot to celebrate! Whether you’re observing all or just one of them, here’s a quick list of items you can find at our markets this week to take your festivities to the… Read more »

Against All Odds—Could a Global Plastic Treaty Be a Reality in 2024?

Against All Odds—Could a Global Plastic Treaty Be a Reality in 2024?
An Interview with Ecology Center Executive Director Martin Bourque on the United Nations Plastic Treaty meetings in Nairobi, Kenya, November 13–19, 2023 This past November, Ecology Center Executive Director Martin Bourque returned from the United Nations Environmental Programme Plastic Treaty meetings in Nairobi, Kenya with the latest news in the global fight to end plastic… Read more »

Thirsty Thursdays Return to the North Berkeley Farmers’ Market

Thirsty Thursdays Return to the North Berkeley Farmers’ Market
  Thirsty Thursdays at the North Berkeley Farmers’ Market brings local wine, craft beer, food, live entertainment, interactive activities, local business participation, artisan and nonprofit vendors, and more to the The Ecology Center Farmers’ Market every Thursday (October 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9) from 3pm to 7pm. As a family-friendly gathering place, Thirsty Thursdays… Read more »