2019 Warm Coat Drive – Results!

Half of our staff's head taking a selfie with all the folded donated coats!
Hi Ecology Center friends! We have some wonderful news to share with you all! Together, we were able to donate 57 coats, sweaters, and jackets to Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS). BOSS has successfully distributed these coats to over 15 residential and shelter programs throughout Alameda County, and we could not have done it without… Read more »

Help the Beer Wagon Get Rolling

Help the Beer Wagon Get Rolling
What’s big, red and rolling your way with organic beer? Local craft brewery Bison is creating the Beer Wagon, a community-focused, sustainable, mobile beer garden that donates 100% of its profits to local charities – including the Ecology Center. The Beer Wagon will raise money by selling draft beer (and other organic beverages) at food… Read more »

Ten Years In, Our Youth Development Work is at a Crossroads

Ten Years In, Our Youth Development Work is at a Crossroads
Over ten years ago, with community involvement, our Farm Fresh Choice program was created to increase the consumption of fresh produce by low-income residents. It also addressed other needs articulated by community members: to provide safe and positive work experiences for “at-risk” youth. The program has thrived over the past decade, bringing youth through our… Read more »

Sunday Streets Berkeley is Tomorrow, 10/14/12

Sunday Streets Berkeley is Tomorrow, 10/14/12
Come play with us from 11 to 4 tomorrow in Downtown and North Berkeley! We’ve been proud to help plan Sunday Streets Berkeley, and now the big day is here. For those who haven’t yet heard, seventeen blocks of Shattuck Avenue will be transformed into a space to skate, bike, stroll, dance and safely enjoy… Read more »