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Q&A with author Sophie Egan

I recently ran into Sophie Egan, who works as the director of programs and culinary nutrition for the Strategic Initiatives Group at The Culinary Institute of America. I am a …

Guest Blogger: UC’s Rachel Surls

Editor’s Note: The UC Food Observer is excited to feature a guest post from Rachel Surls. You may have read my Q&A with Rachel, in which we discussed a newly released …

The Art of Plants

It was a hot September morning and I was wandering the exhibition halls of the Heirloom Seed Expo in Santa Rosa, California, when some striking botanical illustrations caught my eye. …

News You May Have Missed

From professional advice for photographing pollinators to understanding how conservation agriculture is changing farming methods, here are just a few recent UC Food Observer stories to start your work week. …

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 …

October is National Cookbook Month

A “cookbook” is described by Oxford Dictionaries as a “book containing recipes and other information about the preparation and cooking of food.” But the best cookbooks always seem to be …

Podcasts We Love: Part 1

One of the miracles of the digital age is the ease with which people can produce podcasts. There’s an immediacy and informality in many of them that appeal to me. …

#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 …