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Hungry for Change: Food Insecurity, Stress & Obesity

The University of California’s Sugar, Stress, Environment & Weight Initiative (SSEW) is hosting its 11th annual symposium – “Hungry for Change: Food Insecurity, Stress & Obesity” – on the UCLA …

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 …

Scientists Support #UCScienceChat

Across the nation, scientists – and those who support science – have taken to the streets (and to social media) to express their concerns about what some perceive to be …

Farm Labor, Braceros and Trump

As California farmers plan crops for this year, there are serious questions about whether there will be enough workers to plant and harvest them. President Trump’s immigration plan is having …

Meet UC ANR Newsmakers

World Ag Expo, the largest annual agricultural exhibition of its kind, kicked off its 50th Anniversary on Feb. 14 in Tulare, California. There were more than 1,500 exhibitors displaying the …

2017 Edible Education Course Launches 1/18

UC Berkeley – in collaboration with Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard Project  – is offering a course entitled “Edible Education 101: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement.” While enrollment …