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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 …

2017 Edible Education Course Launches 1/18

UC Berkeley – in collaboration with Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard Project  – is offering a course entitled “Edible Education 101: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement.” While enrollment …

Q & A: Anna Lappé

“In terms of urgency, we have an even greater sense of how serious climate change is and how important it is that we change course. Because of this urgency, it’s …

Friday Wrap: 8/7/15

The UC Food Observer chooses a handful of important stories for you to read as you end your work week. On the menu, in no particular order: 1. Sick chicks …

“Farm to Fable”

The farm-to-table movement has been good for producers, restaurants and consumers. It has helped support local economies and enabled restaurants to feature locally grown produce. Farm-to-table has also enabled consumers …

Opinion: What does farm-to-table mean anymore?

This thought-provoking piece will displease some, but Corby Kummer (@CKummer) makes some legitimate points about the phrase “farm-to-table.” He laments its over-use by chefs, saying:   Those good intentions went …

Friday Wrap: 1/30/2015

UC Food Observer chooses a handful of important stories for you to read as you finish your work week. On the menu, in no particular order: A survey of feedlot …

Edible Education 101 begins 1/26

UC Berkeley’s Food Institute, in collaboration with Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard Project and other partners, are offering a course entitled “Edible Education 101: The Rise and Future of the Food …

Friday Wrap: 1/23/2015

UC Food Observer chooses a handful of important stories for you to read as you finish your work week. On the menu, in no particular order: animal welfare; a student …