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Friday Wrap: 6/12/15

The UC Food Observer chooses a handful of important stories for you to read as you finish your work week. On the menu, in no particular order: the rise of …

Friday Wrap: 5/15/15 (it’s a palindrome!)

Happy palindrome week (plus)! From May 10th through May 19th, every day is a palindrome. This means that all the dates are symmetrical and read the same backward and forward. …

Q&A: Philip Stark

“Not eating edible weeds is food waste. On farms, these plants are watered and fertilized accidentally, picked deliberately, then composted or discarded. They volunteer in yards, in parks and public …

Bittman Op-Ed: Let’s make food issues real

In an op-ed piece in the¬†New York Times, the author, chef and Berkeley Food Institute distinguished fellow weighs in on a variety of food issues. Some takeaways? It’s not necessarily …

Urban foraging: can it feed people?

Nathanael Johnson (@savortooth of Grist)¬†explores urban foraging, providing a point and counter-point to an incredibly interesting topic. The piece is informative and philosophical. It posits a simple question: “What if …