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Simple Tips for the Best Thanksgiving

“What if, today, we were grateful for everything?” asks Charlie Brown. You don’t need to be a beloved cartoon character to understand the meaning of Thanksgiving. Giving thanks seems like …

Veteran Farmers Get Our Respect

As another Veterans Day is upon us, UC Food Observer would like to salute all of our veterans – and all veteran farmers in the United States. It’s no secret …

Plant Science Student Makes the Big League

For Cal Poly graduate student and teaching assistant Oscar Del Real, working as part of the grounds crew at Dodger Stadium has been a “field of dreams.” I met Oscar …

What a World War 1 Poster Can Teach Us About #FoodWaste

We’re wrapping up California’s inaugural Food Waste Prevention Week…Save The Food! A quick reminder of what’s at stake: In a guest blog post for UC Food Observer, UC researcher Wendi Gosliner (part …