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Food and Ag News You May Have Missed

Pour yourself a cup of something warm. Settle into a comfortable chair, and enjoy some of these recent food and farming stories you may have missed: A Salute to Irish …

National Nutrition Month Encourages Better Health

It starts with a single step. Eating healthier is often best achieved by starting small – not trying to change everything overnight. That’s the message of National Nutrition Month® 2017 …

Urban Ag, Farm to School and Healthy Students

Young urban farmers, farm-to-school programs and healthy students are just some of the uplifting stories you may have missed lately. Supporting Urban Ag in California It’s no secret that urban …

UC Committed to Healthy Campuses

Across University of California campuses, and beyond, there is a growing movement towards healthier students of all ages. The seeds of this effort are spreading throughout UC and germinating into …

Food and Ag Headlines

Donald Trump as “foodie in chief.” Food was central to the Obama White House. In fact, President Barack Obama was even interviewed in the White House kitchen in 2015 by NBC’s …

Take a Moment for Millets

You may not have heard much about millets yet. But a team of UC Berkeley scientists and California farmers is working hard to change that. They say the time for …

Profiles of Activism and Service in Food Movement

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King Next week, we will celebrate the life and work of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. For …

UC launches Good Food for Local Schools website

School lunches play a vital role in feeding and nourishing America’s children. More than 30 million of the nation’s children eat at least one meal a day at school. There is an opportunity, …

Take a Second for Sorghum

Sorghum is a gluten-free ingredient with high fiber and healthy nutrients. The world’s fifth most popular cereal crop was traditionally considered animal feed in the United States. But this cereal …