Thanks to the support of many organizations, elected officials, and individuals, Ecology Center’s Market Match program has secured funding through 2028.
The California Nutrition Incentive Program (CNIP), which funds Market Match, received $35 million in the 2023 State Budget, thanks to the hard work of many supporters.
Market Match enables CalFresh shoppers to double their… Read more »
City of Berkeley Proclaims Aug. 6-12 “Berkeley Farmers’ Market Week” to Celebrate and Support Local Agriculture
Berkeley, CA – Mayor of Berkeley, Jesse Arreguín, alongside Berkeley City Council members, signed a proclamation on Tuesday declaring August 6-12 as Berkeley Farmers’ Market Week at the July 25th City Council meeting.
Berkeley Farmers’ Market Week will be… Read more »
This recipe comes compliments of Edith’s Pie and Berkeley Farmers’ Market regular Chef Mike Raskin. It’s a great zero-waste recipe which uses every part of the gorgeous winter citrus at the markets right now.
1ea 9” pie crust, blind baked
1.5 lb naval oranges
1tsp diamond crystal kosher salt
1.5 tsp flour… Read more »
Ecology Center partners with over 55 organizations across the state to operate the Market Match program at farmers’ markets and other farm-direct sites by providing extra money to customers spending their CalFresh dollars on locally-produced food. Since 2017, Market Match has partnered with the Crescent City Downtown Divas, a nonprofit founded by women-owned businesses and… 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 »
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