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“The Grand Food Bargain”: Q&A with Kevin Walker

I recently met Kevin Walker through our mutual affiliation with the Kellogg Fellows Leadership Alliance.  I was eager to hear about his new book – The Grand Food Bargain and the Mindless …

Lisa Kivirist: Farmer, Author, Activist

“Amplifying the voices of women farmers adds up to a win-win for all of us.  As this new crop of female farmers prioritizes organic and healthy growing practices along with …

Daily Wrap: 7/27/15

The UC Food Observer chooses some important stories for you to read each work day. On today’s menu:   1. Research: Americans’ eating habits are changing for the better; calorie …

Daily Wrap: 7/13/15

The UC Food Observer chooses a handful of important stories for you to read each work day. Typically, we offer this on Fridays, but with so many important and wonderful …

Salt, fat and sugar in Saudi Arabia

Recently, Pulitzer prize-winning author Michael Moss visited Saudi Arabia. He was not there to report on the arms race or war. Rather, he was there to attend a medical summit. …

The color of food

In a first of a four-part series appearing in Civil Eats, author Natasha Bowens (@browngirlfarmin) publishes excerpts from her book, The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience, and Farming. …