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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 …

Hungry for Change: Food Insecurity, Stress & Obesity

The University of California’s Sugar, Stress, Environment & Weight Initiative (SSEW) is hosting its 11th annual symposium – “Hungry for Change: Food Insecurity, Stress & Obesity” – on the UCLA …

Stand up for Science at #UCScienceChat

Potential cuts in critical investments in federal research threaten the ability of our nation’s educational institutions to provide a world-class education to our future workforce. These cuts also hinder the …

Food and Ag News You May Have Missed

Pour yourself a cup of something warm. Settle into a comfortable chair, and enjoy some of these recent food and farming stories you may have missed: A Salute to Irish …

A Salute to Irish Food and Agriculture

Recently I’ve focused on learning more about Ireland’s food system and agricultural sector, in preparation for a trip there this summer. St. Patrick’s Day seems a fitting time to share some …

National Nutrition Month Encourages Better Health

It starts with a single step. Eating healthier is often best achieved by starting small – not trying to change everything overnight. That’s the message of National Nutrition Month® 2017 …

Urban Ag, Farm to School and Healthy Students

Young urban farmers, farm-to-school programs and healthy students are just some of the uplifting stories you may have missed lately. Supporting Urban Ag in California It’s no secret that urban …