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'Non-GMO' milk label more about marketing, says UCCE expert
Clover Stornetta Farms of Petaluma will be adding non-GMO certification to its conventional milk in...
A home garden can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions
A UC Santa Barbara study concluded that planting a home garden can cut carbon emissions to the...
California's native fish in steady decline for 50 years
California's fresh water fish are in trouble, and not just because of the drought, reported Lori...
UC Food Blog
Schools across the country are celebrating local connections to local food producers in October during National Farm to School Month. Education and outreach activities such as school gardens, cooking lessons and field trips are teaching students about...
In mid-September in California's Sacramento Valley the weather begins to tease us with the sense that fall is on its way. Interestingly, as the nights drop in temperature so too drops the desire for the fresh fruits we've enjoyed all summer. The...
September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off on Sept. 15. A new Nutrition Policy Institute study on obesity among Mexican-American children ties in with both of these themes. One in five...
On a recent late-summer Wednesday, a freight container filled with cases of expired Muscle Milk protein drink awaited unloading at the UC Davis Renewable Energy Anaerobic Digester (READ) while a front-loader scooped heaps of spoiled vegetables into a...
For many gardeners' spring and summer months are synonymous with growing edible gardens, but home vegetable gardening doesn't have to end when cool fall temperatures arrive. This fall, take advantage of California's unique climate that makes it possible...
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