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A Chat with UC Farm Advisor Ben Faber

If you ask Ben Faber about a typical day as UC Farm Advisor working on Subtropical Crops, Soils and Water issues, he’ll tell you they simply don’t exist. “Nothing is …

UC Global Food Initiative on World Food Day

While hunger rates across the globe have dropped, one in 9 of the world’s more than 7 billion people still struggle with chronic hunger. World Food Day seeks to raise …

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 …

UC Global Food Initiative Gets Results

We’ve told you about the UC Global Food Initiative, which was launched by University of California President Janet Napolitano in 2014. This ambitious initiative is addressing one of the most compelling issues …

Cal Ag Journal issues call for papers on food system

University of California President Janet Napolitano launched the UC Global Food Initiative (GFI) in 2014 to address one of the most compelling issues of our time: how to sustainably and nutritiously feed a world …

Q&A with journalist Marc Frank

“When it comes to food, I would say that I eat more healthy than I did, and less.”          – Marc Frank, on his diet in Cuba   There’s …

Jeff Mitchell, advocate for conservation agriculture

Across dusty roads and the course of two decades, a University of California researcher named Jeff Mitchell has encouraged an increasing number of producers to develop farm systems that are closer …

Learning about Cuba

Cuba is in a period of profound change, which is impacting all aspects of life — including the food system. UC Food Observer learned about some of these changes, when …