In the News
May 23, 2016
Elina Nino, assistant extension apiculturist at UC Davis, writes about the plight of honey bees and their importance as pollinators.
May 17, 2016
Food scraps from UC Irvine's dining halls used to be sent to landfills but now get recycled into a potent fuel that helps power engines at a water treatment plant.
May 12, 2016
The UC Global Food Initiative and UC Center Sacramento host the first of a three-part seminar series on food and agriculture.
Thursday May 26, 10:00amA growing trend in communities across the United States has been the establishment of urban gardens as a way to incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables into our diets, to promote sustainable...
Thursday Jun 2, 11:00am
Wednesday Jun 8, 8:00am
The University of California Global Food Initiative addresses one of the critical issues of our time: how to sustainably and nutritiously feed a growing world population.
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Women farmers are prioritizing organic and healthy growing practices, says Lisa Kivirist. These women are shifting the rules of conventional farming. Kivirist is the author of Soil Sisters: A Toolkit for Women Farmers. Read her interview at UCFoodObserver.com. #femalefarmers #soilsisters #ucfoodobserver #foodhero