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California Ag News: Coffee, Nut Theft, Labor

Long weekends are for sipping coffee and catching up on reading. I’ve selected three #mustreads for you to begin your busy week. This wrap’s focus? The Golden State. Coffee production finds a …

Daily Wrap: 8/17/15

The UC Food Observer chooses some important stories for you to read each work day. On today’s menu, in no particular order: 1. In defense of carbs: The Paleo diet …

Daily Wrap: Thursday 8/13/15

The UC Food Observer chooses some important stories for you to read each work day. On today’s menu, in no particular order: 1. Obesity epidemic: Is overeating more addictive than …

Puerto Rico wants to grow specialty coffee

More than a century ago, Puerto Rico produced some of the world’s best coffee. But in recent decades, coffee production has declined. This U.S. territory features small farms, and labor …

Friday Wrap: 3/13/15

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: growing coffee and avocados …

Growing coffee (and avocados) in So Cal

For those committed to consuming local foods, coffee is often the place we choose to cut ourselves some slack. The U.S. imports nearly all of its coffee. The notable exception …