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UC Food Observer
The UC Food Observer is your daily serving of must-read news from the world of food, curated by the University of California.
The UC Food Observer is your daily serving of must-read news from the world of food, curated by the University of California.
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LaManda Joy wants to inspire everyone she meets to grow their own food (seriously). She is an author, national speaker and master gardener who was voted the “Best Urban Farmer in Chicago” by readers of the Chicago Reader in 2013. Inspired by the World War II Victory Garden movement, Joy founded the Peterson Garden Project in 2010. Read about her award-winning community garden in our latest Q & A.

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Food democracy, Syrian refugees find comfort in the ritual of cooking, how South Korea's kimchi industry is impacted by Chinese trade rules -- read these and other stories in today's food news wrap.

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A restaurant holds a Mississippi town together, farms and fisheries are the frontier of human trafficking -- these and other stories are in today's daily food news wrap.

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VIDEO: Watch the latest episode of ‪#‎CAmatters‬ featuring The New York Times Opinion contributor Mark Bittman and UC Berkeley's Saru Jayaraman.

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Read our latest Q & A with two UCANR educators and learn about "Plan, Shop, Save & Cook." This program teaches smart shopping, menu planning and healthy cooking to low-income adults.

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Trade disputes in France, food safety and the chemistry of BBQ -- these stories and more are in today's daily food news wrap.

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Americans’ eating habits are improving, an interview with Temple Grandin and recommended reads -- these and other stories are in today's food news wrap. 

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The Center for Land-Based Learning is dedicated to creating the next generation of farmers and teaching California’s youth about the importance of agriculture and natural resource conservation. Read our latest Q & A with Mary Kimball, who serves as its executive director.

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The cost of eggs, groundwater's impact on almonds, food science and other stories are in today's daily wrap of food news.
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