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Fair Food Advocate Has UC Roots

Sustainable agriculture is more than about cultivating crops. It is also about creating a healthy and just food system that is equitable, transparent, diverse and accessible. Oran Hesterman, founder of Fair …

“Clean floors” give way to cover crops

Clean Floors When I was a kid, you could evaluate a lemon grower with a look at his orchard floor. A “clean floor” was a sure sign of good stewardship. …

Food Garden Experts Share Tips

Now that spring has arrived, are you planning to grow food in the garden this year? You’ll find these UC Food Observer stories packed with advice about supporting genetic diversity, …

Ranching Cattle in California

It may be hard to believe but ranching is the number-one land use in the state of California. I was surprised to learn this fact, and I’m certainly not alone. …