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From the fire zone, a farmer’s perspective

Editor’s Note: I’m a resident of Ventura who evacuated earlier this week as a result of the #ThomasFire. I have been able to return to an intact home, unlike dozens of my …

Friday Wrap: 8/28/15

Good morning! The UC Food Observer wraps up some of the week’s top stories in a tasty read as you end your work week. On the menu, in no particular …

Daily Wrap: Wednesday 8/26/15

Good morning! The UC Food Observer chooses some important stories for you to read each work day. On today’s packed menu, in no particular order:   Water: the big picture. …

The Gleaners: A Conversation with Food Forward

“Everyone eats and everyone should eat with dignity. Food Forward helps that happen…We ALL have something to share – money, time, clothing, etc. – at Food Forward our currency is …

Grist profile: Willie Nelson

Singer Willie Nelson turned the 1980s farm crisis into a national conversation. In 1985, he launched Farm Aid. What was intended as a one-time concert has turned into a high-impact …

Mormon Church farms feed LDS hungry

The Church of Latter-Day Saints quietly operates more than fifty farms ranging in size from 100 to more than 10,000 acres across the western U.S. The network of farms, dating …