Growing your own food from trees is a satisfying, abundant way to eat and share your favorite varieties. Getting started and caring for a tree in your garden does require some special knowledge. Whether you want to learn how to better take care of your fruit trees, or are interested in picking up tips for… Read more »
The EcoHouse is featured at a news stand near you! We were thrilled that the East Bay Express scoped out features there to inform their article on water conservation. Our staffer Carrie Bennett talked to them about the obvious features like the laundry-to-landscape greywater and rainwater catchment systems. She also shared the less obvious ways… Read more »
Do you know how hardworking compost is? It builds up the things we want – healthy soils that retain water, sequester carbon, and grow nutrient-dense plants – and reduces the things we don’t, like food waste, synthetic fertilizers, and greenhouse gas emissions. The best way to get up close with compost is to try it… Read more »
On a recent Friday, I along with the rest of Ecology Center youth interns took a field trip to the EcoHouse located in North Berkeley. The tour was filled with insights on how to grow a successful garden, ways utilize water resourcefully, and tips for applying these skills to everyday life.
The tour started with… Read more »
Want to learn how to better take care of your fruit trees, or interested in picking up tips for a future fruit tree garden? Join expert teacher John Valenzuela for this hands-on winter fruit tree pruning class held in a permaculture-based food forest garden at the EcoHouse. The class runs Sunday, February 2nd from 10… Read more »