Skip Navigation

Guest Blog: 5th generation farmer Chris Sayer

Planting cover crop in an orchard isn’t exciting work. Fill the seeder and drive. Refill the seeder and drive more. Sometimes a stick might jam in the seeder’s mechanism and …

Ventura County Farm Day 2016

With only about 2 to 3 percent of U.S. citizens in farming, it’s understandable that many people have a limited understanding of agriculture. That’s true even in places like California’s …

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 …

#FarmTank #FoodTank

Tomorrow is *officially* the first day of fall (I have mixed feelings about this.)  I’m heading up to Sacramento with my UC ANR colleague Rachel Surls – she’s the co-author of …

A Talk with Chef John Ash

When it comes to local, seasonal foods expertly matched with wine, the name Chef John Ash often comes to mind. After all, the two-time James Beard Award winning author, educator …

Mark Van Horn, UC Davis Student Farm Director

“That’s why the things we do stick… they come out of students’ own motivation. They are things they want to learn, changes they want to see happen in what they …