Microbeads are tiny pieces of plastic that are used in bodycare products like toothpaste and face washes to help scrub (and begs the question: why?!). After they do the job that natural alternatives have done for thousands of years, they get washed down the drain. These tiny pieces of plastic are so small, water treatment… Read more »
Come to the Ecology Center Thursday, July 24th for a night of local cheese, goats and tips from a new book Everyday Cheesemaking: How to Succeed Making Dairy & Nut Cheese at Home
. Local cheesemaker and homesteader K. Ruby Blume will be celebrating the launch of her book with goat milking and cheesemaking demonstrations,… Read more »
Learn how to make your own miso at this evening workshop brought to you by Transition Berkeley!
There is a world of difference between commercially prepared ‘fermented’ foods and the ones you make at home. Fermented foods made the old fashioned way are so beneficial to overall health that they are often referred to as… Read more »
After a little winter rest, we’re kicking off 2014 with a climate tour of the EcoHouse on Sunday, January 19th. EcoHouse events are being planned throughout the rest of the year, and there’s an easy way to be in the know for our upcoming classes and tours there. Click “Subscribe” on any page on our… Read more »
Our holiday line up of events continues this weekend with two offerings for craft enthusiasts! On Sunday, spend a relaxed, jolly afternoon with art instructor, urban farmer, and former museum specialist Ellen Evangeliste. We’ll be making wrapping paper, ornaments, and more with recycled and reused materials. Decorate your tree and wrap your presents with homemade… Read more »