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Friday Wrap: 6/5/15

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: UC research helps …

Food justice takes center stage at UC event

The “food movement” is building momentum and scoring key victories. Justice has become a key part of the narrative. But much more remains to be done. These were some of …

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 …

Edible Education 101 begins 1/26

UC Berkeley’s Food Institute, in collaboration with Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard Project and other partners, are offering a course entitled “Edible Education 101: The Rise and Future of the Food …

Friday Wrap: 1/23/2015

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: animal welfare; a student …

Cal to host food luminaries in 2015

The University of California Berkeley has announced that the campus will host several “food luminaries” during the spring 2015 semester. ¬†Several individuals will teach and conduct research on issues related …