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Food Waste #Reprise

Summer brings an abundance of luscious and healthy fruits and vegetables. It’s easy to buy more than we can eat, which sometimes results in #foodwaste. In a guest blog post for …

A Salute to Farmers Markets

It is summer and the farmers markets are in full swing around the United States. Crispy carrots, beets in jewel tones and multicolored radishes are just some of the local …

A Chat with Laura Schenone

As a lover of food, history and cultural traditions, I was excited when my friend LaManda Joy of the Peterson Garden Project recently recommended the book: A Thousand Years Over …

Climate Change: New Research, Forecasts, Resources

Diet and Global Climate Change. Could eating a healthier diet reduce greenhouse gas emissions? A study out of University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) indicates that may be the case. Research results …

California Teens Win National 4-H Recognition

At a time when many young people are fighting obesity and don’t understand the food system, two California 4-H members – Bryanne Sanchez and Samuel Sugarman – are gaining national …

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 …

Infographic – California Cattle Ranching

Understanding the complex connection of California ranching to food production is a challenge for many in the state. As we explained in this recent article on cattle ranching in California, …