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News Wrap: Global Focus on Food and Agriculture

While many of us are focused on our national politics, it’s a big world out there. And food, agriculture and people drive it. Today’s wrap includes globally focused food and agricultural …

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 …

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 …

Food Stories in the News

There’s been a lot of food and agriculture news lately that you won’t want to miss. Here are just a few recent headlines to enjoy with a cup of something …

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 …

Food Insecurity on Campus

I was once a college student. Particularly after I moved off campus, I struggled with finances. My diet wasn’t varied or particularly healthy – lots of pizza and ramen noodles …

September is Hunger Action Month

With hunger affecting nearly 49 million Americans – including 15 million children – food insecurity is a serious issue that impacts the entire nation. In fact, hunger exists in every …

Four Young Leaders Show Age Doesn’t Matter

Looking for an uplifting story to brighten your day? Recently, we told you about the University of California’s “30 Under 30” awards. These inaugural awards – sponsored by UC’s Global …