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Q&A: Mark Lipson on organics

“In short, the continuation and evolution of organic agriculture belongs to young producers, but they need to understand and not dismiss it as being something taken over by big corporations …

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

In an op-ed piece in the┬áNew 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 …

Q&A: Liz Carlisle

Liz Carlisle is a fellow at the Center for Diversified Farming Systems at the University of California, Berkeley. She holds a Ph.D. in Geography, also from Berkeley, and a B.A. …

Soil conservation farming wins converts

Soil conservation farming, also known as no-tillage farming, is growing in popularity. The suite of methods promotes leaving fields untilled, the use of cover crops, and other soil-enhancing practices. The …

Food justice is the focus of California higher ed summit

An inaugural California Higher Education Food Summit (#CAHEFS2015) organized by the University of California, Santa Barbara drew more than 150 students, staff and faculty from UC, California State University and …