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UC Committed to Healthy Campuses

Across University of California campuses, and beyond, there is a growing movement towards healthier students of all ages. The seeds of this effort are spreading throughout UC and germinating into …

Food and Ag Headlines

Donald Trump as “foodie in chief.” Food was central to the Obama White House. In fact, President Barack Obama was even interviewed in the White House kitchen in 2015 by NBC’s …

2017 Edible Education Course Launches 1/18

UC Berkeley – in collaboration with Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard Project  – is offering a course entitled “Edible Education 101: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement.” While enrollment …

UC launches Good Food for Local Schools website

School lunches play a vital role in feeding and nourishing America’s children. More than 30 million of the nation’s children eat at least one meal a day at school. There is an opportunity, …

A Few of Our Favorite Things…

As 2016 winds down, Teresa and I want to share a few of our favorite things that appeared in UC Food Observer this last year. While we love “raindrops on roses and …

Urban Ag: A Focus of UC Global Food

Did you know? The UC Food Observer is made possible by the UC Global Food Initiative, which was launched by University of California President Janet Napolitano in 2014. This ambitious initiative is …