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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 …

Gatherings we’re interested in

Summer is (kind of) officially over and it’s time to get back into school mode. For many professionals, that “school” and learning piece is found in conferences. The next few …

Menus reveal the history of Los Angeles

Nicola Twilley (@nicolatwilley) is the author of the blog “Edible Geography” and a co-host of the Gastropod podcast. Work by this author that we’ve included on the UC Food Observer: …

Bittman Op-Ed: Let’s make food issues real

In an op-ed piece in the New York Times, the author, chef and Berkeley Food Institute distinguished fellow weighs in on a variety of food issues. Some takeaways? It’s not necessarily …

Food justice takes center stage at UC event

The “food movement” is building momentum and scoring key victories. Justice has become a key part of the narrative. But much more remains to be done. These were some of …