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Building Worker Power to Transform Agriculture

About the California Institute for Rural Studies: The California Institute for Rural Studies (CIRS) has been working for forty years to increase social justice in rural California for all residents. Their belief? That it …

Haven Farm: From Seeds to Manure Teas

With more than 160 years of farming and ranching, the Haven family has grown deep roots in the state of California. However, the biggest product coming from the Haven farm …

Q&A: Bob Snieckus, the National Landscape Architect

“One hundred years ago, USDA operations covered a large plot of land between the Washington Monument and the Smithsonian Castle. Prior to the McMillan Commission’s 1902 plan for a new grand civic …

ICYMI, we spoke with farmers

It’s our first anniversary. We’re offering gratitude to farmers. The UC Food Observer is marking its first anniversary. Some quick stats: we published more than 650 blog posts our first year, earned an amazing (and …