Global Food Initiative

UC Davis graduate student Priyesh Shetty uses the free produce from the Fruit and Veggie Up! program to supplement his diet.

Program distributes 10,000 pounds of produce to students

Offers donated fruits and vegetables for free.

holiday meal

How to avoid overeating during holidays

UCLA dietitian offers tips for staying healthy.

Chertai Xiong, a Hmong farmer in central California

Climate solutions for agriculture

UC Davis World Food Center launches climate-smart story project highlighting science-based solutions.

UC Merced professor Stefano Carpin and one of his robots

Robots and people working together to save water, enhance agriculture

Technology could change the way crops are maintained worldwide.

Steven Palomares

Young people find their voices through urban agriculture

UC Global Food Initiative sponsors videos that highlight youth experiences in urban agriculture.

UC Berkeley Food Pantry

Food pantry, county food bank partner to feed more students

Weekly food deliveries from the food bank will include fresh produce.

Oysters cling to the shoreline at China Camp State Park in San Francisco Bay before a 2011 mass die-off.

Mass oyster die-off in S.F. Bay related to atmospheric rivers

Study first to show biological impact of atmospheric rivers.

Almond trees

Yara North America supports UC Merced students, ag research

Funding will provide undergraduate scholarships, graduate fellowships to support research to improve crop yields, particularly in almonds.

UC Santa Barbara digestion

New machine simulates human digestion to improve nutrition

The device is shedding light on our poorly understood digestive systems.

John Chater, a UC Riverside graduate student and UC Global Food Initiative fellow, stands in a field of pomegranate trees he is studying.

A family legacy: Expanding pomegranate production

UC Riverside graduate student carries on work of his grandfather.