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World Food Day is 10/16/16

About World Food Day One in 9 of the world’s more than 7 billion people struggle with chronic hunger. World Food Day seeks to raise hunger awareness and encourage people …

Food Insecurity on Campus

I was once a college student. Particularly after I moved off campus, I struggled with finances. My diet wasn’t varied or particularly healthy – lots of pizza and ramen noodles …

October is National Seafood Month

October is National Seafood Month, which is a great time to focus on sustainable seafood. By making smart seafood choices all year, we can ensure future generations will be able …

October is Farm to School Month

October is Farm to School Month…and we’re starting our celebration now! National Farm to School (F2S) month was designated by Congress in 2010. Its purpose is to highlight the value of farm …

UC Global Food Initiative Gets Results

We’ve told you about the UC Global Food Initiative, which was launched by University of California President Janet Napolitano in 2014. This ambitious initiative is addressing one of the most compelling issues …

Sugar industry played role in blurring science

A blockbuster story about sugar science is appearing in media outlets all over the world. A summary? The sugar industry began “damage control” on research linking sugar to heart disease in …

Mark Van Horn, UC Davis Student Farm Director

“That’s why the things we do stick… they come out of students’ own motivation. They are things they want to learn, changes they want to see happen in what they …