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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 …

Women in Sustainable Agriculture Network

Recently, I attended the Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference (WISA), held in Portland, Oregon. It’s a national conference that’s held every couple of years in different locations around the U.S. …

World Food Day is 10/16/16

About World Food Day One in 9 of the world’s more than 7 billion people struggle with chronic hunger. World Food Day seeks to raise hunger awareness and encourage people …

James Beard Foundation Announces Leadership Awards

The James Beard Foundation will present its leadership awards at an event in mid-October. The annual awards dinner – co-hosted by Good Housekeeping magazine – “celebrates visionaries responsible for creating …

October is Farm to School Month

October is Farm to School Month…and we’re starting our celebration now! National Farm to School (F2S) month was designated by Congress in 2010. Its purpose is to highlight the value of farm …

#FarmTank #FoodTank

Tomorrow is *officially* the first day of fall (I have mixed feelings about this.)  I’m heading up to Sacramento with my UC ANR colleague Rachel Surls – she’s the co-author of …

#FarmAid2016

The 31st annual Farm Aid concert will be held this weekend in Bristow, Virginia. The concert – which is America’s “longest running concert for a cause” – always provides a stellar and …