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News Wrap: Global Focus on Food and Agriculture

While many of us are focused on our national politics, it’s a big world out there. And food, agriculture and people drive it. Today’s wrap includes globally focused food and agricultural …

Ventura County Farm Day 2016

With only about 2 to 3 percent of U.S. citizens in farming, it’s understandable that many people have a limited understanding of agriculture. That’s true even in places like California’s …

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 …

Pie Ranch Feeds Stomachs — And Minds

“I encourage people to keep asking about their food. Wherever they go, ask. Where is it from? Is it in season? Are the people growing it earning a living wage? …

Four Food Activists Speak Out

From recruiting student volunteers to writing op-ed columns on national policies, food activists are alive and well … and growing stronger. Over the last year, we’ve spoken with several well-known …