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  • EcoCalendar Search Results | Ecology Center
    Schoolyard Plant Sale Berkeley 5 7 2016 Lawn to Garden Party Albany 5 7 2016 City Chickens 101 Oakland 5 7 2016 Raised Bed and Container Gardening Edibles 5 7 2016 The Secrets of Soil San Francisco 5 7 2016 San Francisco Botanical Garden s Annual Spring Plant Sale San Francisco 5 7 2016 Oakland Residents Free Bulky Item Drop Off San Leandro 5 7 2016 Work Party at Acta Non Verba Farm and pre Mothers Day Gathering Oakland 5 7 2016 Farms to Grow Inc Farmers Market Readiness Training By Oakland 5 7 2016 Responding to Abrupt Climate Change Berkeley 5 7 2016 Designing Your Garden Space Part One Palo Alto 5 7 2016 Workshop Growing Tomatoes Lafayette 5 8 2016 Family Farm Day A Taste of Camp Urban Adamah Berkeley 5 9 2016 Tuolumne River Film and Culture Fest Atherton 5 12 2016 Bay Area Bike to Work Day 5 12 2016 IoT and Sustainability Practice Policy and Promise Berkeley 5 12 2016 Kicking Food Waste to the Curb San Francisco 5 12 2016 Uncertain Future California Black Oystercatchers San Francisco 5 12 2016 Milk Kefir and Water Kefir Brewing Oakland 5 12 2016 Film Screening This Changes Everything Berkeley 5 14 2016 Oakland Residents Free Compost Giveaway Event Oakland 5 14 2016 Community Choice Energy Public Workshop Berkeley 5 14 2016 Creating Commons Festival Oakland 5 14 2016 Break Free from Fossil Fuels March L A Los Angeles 5 14 2016 Designing Your Garden Space Part Two Palo Alto 5 14 2016 Propagate How to Make More Plants for Free Oakland 5 15 2016 Urban Barnyard Tour and Tasting at Havenscourt Homestead Oakland 5 15 2016 Annual Hillside Festival El Cerrito 5 15 2016 Fresh Sausage Making Oakland 5 15 2016 Annual Celebration of Roses El Cerrito 5 15 2016 Oakland Veg Week Domingo Delicioso Oakland 5 16 2016 Lindsay Wildlife Experience Exhibit Beautiful Whale Walnut Creek 5 17 2016 PG E Workshop Lighting Fundamentals San Francisco 5 18 2016 Lather 101 Bar and Liquid Soapmaking Oakland 5 18 2016 How the East Bay Got Its Trees Oakland 5 19 2016 Grand Opening Affordable Housing Tour with RCD Oakland 5 19 2016 Thirsty Thursdays at Berkeley Farmers Market Berkeley 5 19 2016 Is Your Car Killing Your Lawn San Francisco 5 19 2016 Whey Fermented Condiments Sauces and Fruit Chutneys Oakland 5 21 2016 6 24 2016 Wall to Wall Comprehensive Natural Building Workshop Series Willits 5 21 2016 Volunteer Solar Installer Orientation with SunWork Redwood City 5 21 2016 Life After Lawn Beautiful Alternatives San Francisco 5 21 2016 Oakland VegFest Oakland 5 21 2016 Russian River Keeper Benefit The Great River Race Guerneville 5 21 2016 Bee autiful Gardens Planting for Pollinators Palo Alto 5 21 2016 Volunteer Solar Installer Orientation with SunWork Berkeley 5 21 2016 Introduction to Conscious Elders Network Gathering for the Earth Berkeley 5 22 2016 May EcoHouse Tour Climate Action and Adaptation FULL WAITLIST AVAILABLE Berkeley 5 22 2016 Making

    Original URL path: http://ecologycenter.org/ecocalendar-search-results/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Upcoming Events | Berkeley Bay Festival | Ecology Center
    Waterfront Department and the Marina Experience Program present the Bay Festival at the Berkeley Marina This wonderful free event first happened 79 years ago when the Marina first opened in 1937 The Bay Festival now showcases activities and environmental education that are available here at the Marina and all around the region Come celebrate the Earth and our Bay by listening to music eating wonderful food and enjoying a day by the Bay Held outdoors in Shorebird Park this event is for all ages providing information about green building as well as summer program offerings and locations for educational trips Do you miss fishing on the Berkeley pier come see the E B R P D mobile fresh water fish exhibit Make sure you stop by our classroom to see our salt water native fish tanks and fresh water native fish tanks The Adventure Playground will be open for children to build with hammers nails saws and paint with parental supervision Dragon Boats and Cal Sailing Club provided a splashing experience in the Bay The Ecology Center will be tabling please join us at this great outdoor event Visit Event Website Cost Free Event Email naturecenter cityofberkeley info Please contact

    Original URL path: http://ecologycenter.org/events/berkeley-bay-festival-3/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Upcoming Events | Berkeley Earth Day Shoreline Clean Up | Ecology Center
    Night Albany Earth Day Clean Up Join us April 23 2016 for our 9 00 a m Earth day Clean up Wear sturdy shoes and dress in layers We can provide materials but if you can bring your own gloves and buckets it helps Data is collected at each clean up so we have facts to change laws All clean ups include information about plastics pollution give you ideas on how to help at home and end with a safety talk We will lead you to the location and show you have to deal with the trash and recycling The day s schedule will include 8am Yoga Class by donation 9am 12pm Clean Up 12 1pm Bug Family Band Co sponsored by the Ecology Center If you d like to be part of these clean ups just call and let us know you and your friends are interested and we will confirm the date and send you any pertinent information and waivers for those under 18 yrs old for that day Please email naturecenter cityofberkeley info for more information Visit Event Website Event Email naturecenter cityofberkeley info Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation Earth Day

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  • Upcoming Events | Richmond Art Center: Upcycle | Ecology Center
    passed Richmond Art Center Upcycle Saturday April 23 2016 12 00 pm 4 00 pm Richmond Art Center 2450 Barrett Ave Richmond CA 94804 Event Navigation Herbal Spring Cleansing for Women Beekeeping Workshop How to Do a Hive Inspection Create see and learn about the art of upcycling at this free maker festival Upcycle is Almost Here Create see and learn about the art of upcycling at this free family festival Join us at the Richmond Art Center to practice the art of reducing reusing and recycling Create see and learn at this hands on maker festival for the whole family Upcycling workstations will feature hands on activities that creatively re use materials otherwise headed for the landfill Screen print and take home your very own T shirt make copper pressed drawings colorful mosaics relief prints with recycled materials floating plastic sculptures back strap weaving and so much more Learn about ways to re use recycle and downsize waste from local organizations like the Watershed Project Live music from Vanessa Espinoza aka DJ AGANA Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult See all of our fun and free classes for Upcycle here This event draws hundreds of local families and friends to the Art Center and we always have a ton of fun We are also looking for event sponsors both large and small so please let us know if you are interested Please contact Ric Ambrose Executive Director at Richard RichmondArtCenter org or 510 620 6777 Visit Event Website Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation Herbal Spring Cleansing for Women Beekeeping Workshop How to Do a Hive Inspection All Events Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East Bay California and beyond Donate Subscribe Thanks for signing up

    Original URL path: http://ecologycenter.org/events/richmond-art-center-upcycle/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Ecology Center in the News | Ecology Center
    November 20 2015 by Ecology Center One of our furthest reaching programs Market Match is getting a nice spotlight in the media Civil Eats known for its provoking coverage of all things food related ran a piece this week that covered California s efforts to address the 4 million residents who lack consistent access to adequate food Market Match is pointed to as a Read more Posted in Blog Ecology Center in the News Featured Tagged AB 1321 Civil Eats Market Match Leave a reply Governor Signed AB 1321 to Help Make Healthy Eating More Affordable for Californians on Food Stamps October 5 2015 by Ecology Center On Friday California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1321 a bill we have been pushing hard for The Farm Bill contains money to incentivize SNAP food stamp recipients to buy fresh produce at farmers markets AB 1321 sets up the framework for California to attract those federal funds which will make healthy eating choices more Read more Posted in Blog Ecology Center in the News Featured Tagged AB 1321 food and farming food stamps health and nutition healthy food incentive Market Match policy Sacramento SNAP Leave a reply Recycling Director Daniel Maher has been freed Welcome back September 9 2015 by Ecology Center After months of being unjustly detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement ICE Daniel Maher Ecology Center s Recycling Director has been returned where he belongs at home among family and friends and at work in service to our community Daniel was freed on Friday August 14th to much celebration and relief after over two months Read more Posted in Blog Ecology Center in the News Tagged Daniel Maher Ecology Center Recycling immigration justice KQED 1 Reply From Earth Island Journal Tempest in a Green Bin Waste Less Not Just Recycle

    Original URL path: http://ecologycenter.org/category/press/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Berkeley Vs. Big Soda | Ecology Center
    Politics Book Launch An Evening with Marion Nestle 11 4 15 November 2 2015 by Ecology Center It s been one year since Berkeley passed the groundbreaking soda tax The efforts of that campaign is recognized in a new book Soda Politics by a national thought leader on public health policies Marion Nestle She will be giving a free talk in Berkeley this Wednesday evening at the David Brower Center make sure you get Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Berkeley Vs Big Soda book event Ecology Center event food policy health and nutrition marion nestle soda tax Leave a reply We Did It Berkeley Beat Big Soda November 5 2014 by Ecology Center Thank you Berkeley for being so amazing Thank you for passing Measure D Berkeley s sugar sweetened beverage tax passed last night with a 75 landslide vote In a time of such political darkness our local politics are a shining light of true democracy This is a watershed moment a tale of a small community taking Read more Posted in Blog Featured Tagged Berkeley Vs Big Soda health Measure D soda tax victory 2 Replies Next in Soda Series Is Soda the New Tobacco 10 7 14 September 29 2014 by Ecology Center This morning when the proposed soda taxes in San Francisco and Berkeley were discussed on KQED s Forum a question came up is there even one doctor who is against a soda tax They are sure keeping quiet In contrast a long list of medical dental and health professionals are vocal supporters of the soda tax Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Berkeley Vs Big Soda big soda big tobacco health KQED Soda Series soda tax Leave a reply Beer Garden Gathering Mini Film Festival 9 19 14 September 18 2014 by Ecology

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  • community organizing | Ecology Center
    Short Film Berkeley Vs Big Soda March 29 2016 by Ecology Center On March 28th 2016 the Ecology Center released Berkeley vs Big Soda a short film that tells the story of how a community fought the powerful beverage industry to pass a tax on the distribution of sugary beverages The movie features campaign footage and is told by the diverse coalition members that coalesced to support Read more Posted in Blog Ecology Center in the News Featured Tagged Berkeley Vs Big Soda community organizing diabetes health and nutrition Helen De Michiel soda tax video 1 Reply Environmentalism Is Patriotic July 3 2014 by Ecology Center 4th of July Special We celebrate these Americans who love their country by standing up for clean air clean water and healthy communities Here are some feel good stories If you know of others please share Check out this story from North Omaha Nebraska residents won a change of heart from their public power district resulting Read more Posted in Blog Tagged community organizing Grist Keystone XL Sierra Club Leave a reply Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East Bay California and beyond Donate Subscribe Thanks for signing up

    Original URL path: http://ecologycenter.org/tag/community-organizing/ (2016-04-30)
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  • diabetes | Ecology Center
    Soda Series Soda Kids 9 13 14 September 5 2014 by Ecology Center Participants left our first Soda Series event last night with tons of information about the unique ways sugary drinks are absorbed by our bodies Panelists also shared why we need to take action sugar sweetened beverages are contributing to an expensive and harmful diabetes epidemic sweeping through this generation Our next event focuses on the Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Anna Lappé big soda diabetes health Measure D Soda Series youth Leave a reply War Against Diabetes Is Being Waged in Berkeley March 20 2014 by Ecology Center 1 in 2 children of color will get diabetes in their lifetime This is one of the main reasons why the Ecology Center is involved in the Healthy Child Initiative the effort to put a one cent per ounce tax on sugary beverages We have linked a factor in our environment that is making us sick and killing Read more Posted in Blog Tagged diabetes Healthy Child Initiative soda tax Youth Speaks Leave a reply We re for a Healthy and Just Future We re for the Healthy Child Initiative February 13 2014 by Ecology Center The Healthy Child Initiative is a campaign to put a sugar sweetened beverage tax on the November 2014 ballot At a packed meeting on Tuesday City Council unanimously approved taking the first step for it to be included on the ballot by including it in a community poll of potential ballot measures If passed Berkeley would Read more Posted in Blog Featured Tagged BHCC big soda community health diabetes diet related disease health and nutrition health disparities Healthy Child Initiative Martin Bourque soda tax Leave a reply Why Soda Tax Battles Matter in the Fight Against Obesity December 17 2013 by Ecology

    Original URL path: http://ecologycenter.org/tag/diabetes/ (2016-04-30)
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