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From the fire zone, a farmer’s perspective

Editor’s Note: I’m a resident of Ventura who evacuated earlier this week as a result of the #ThomasFire. I have been able to return to an intact home, unlike dozens of my …

Building a More Inclusive Campus Food System

In this guest blog post, you’ll learn about the Community Table Project at the UC Davis Student Farm, a new effort that’s addressing campus food insecurity and starting an important dialogue …

Cal Ag #GlobalFood special issue now available

ICYMI: The University of California’s CalAg #GlobalFood Initiative special issue is now available. It’s a double-sized serving of the highly respected peer-reviewed journal, featuring 96-pages of research and other pieces related to …

Farm-to-Table Talk: Tech to Taste

A recent Friday found one of my favorite podcasters – Rodger Wasson of Farm to Table Talk – in Los Angeles. It’s a short drive from there to Ventura County, …

Cover crops deliver bee forage

In a previous guest post for UC Food Observer, I quoted my FarmLab message to third graders: “Crops’ are what we grow for people, and ‘cover crops’ are what we …