Former NFL defensive end Kalimba Edwards traded a mansion for a tent cabin on the UC Santa Cruz Farm where he is an apprentice in the ecologial horticulture program.

Football, farming and food security

Former NFL player and current UC Santa Cruz farm apprentice tackles new cause: how to feed the world sustainably.

Cafe 3

Cal Dining opens doors to more inclusive cafe

Cafe 3 is first dining station in the UC system that is certified kosher.

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture at UC Santa Cruz, now in its 50th year, the longest running university-based organic farming and gardening training program in the U.S.

Organic farming and garden training program accepts applications in 50th year

UC Santa Cruz apprenticeship is longest running program of its kind in U.S.

UC Berkeley soda

Soda tax linked to drop in sugary beverage drinking

New law produces a 21 percent decline in soda consumption in Berkeley neighborhoods, study finds.

UC Berkeley tea health benefits

The health benefits of tea

Learn how different teas affect your well-being via this UC Berkeley infographic.

Tell your UC food research story with video.

UC-wide student video challenge launched for World Food Day

Make a video on reducing hunger or improving health for a chance to win up to $1,000.

UC Davis banana

Genome sequencing may help avert banana armageddon

A potential solution to a fungal disease that could wipe out the staple crop in less than a decade.

Baby broccoli UC Santa Barbara

Baby food for thought

You better eat your peas — what your baby wants on the menu is informed by you.

Conference particpants got out into the fields of local farms and ranches including the UC Santa Cruz Farm.

National conference marks 10 years of growth in sustainable agriculture education

UC Santa Cruz hosts meeting of sustainable ag educators with focus on 'The Ecology of Food Systems.'

UC Santa Cruz COSMOS Napolitano

UC president encourages teenage girls to aim high during visit to campus

Napolitano samples summer programs, campus farm produce, during two-day visit.

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