Blueberries and green beans in paper trays on a yellow checked tablecloth

Global Food Initiative

UC is working to address one of the critical issues of our time: How to sustainably and nutritiously feed a world population expected to reach 8 billion by 2025.

Sustainable Agriculture Education Association conference overview
UC Santa Cruz’s Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems, with support from the UC Global Food Initiative, hosted the Sustainable Agriculture Education Association national conference, highlighting hands-on educational efforts that bridge scientific and social issues.
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UC launches first-ever organic research institute, with a hand from Clif Bar
The California Organic Institute will accelerate the development and adoption of effective farming tools and practices.
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