Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

UC Cooperative Extension | Agricultural Experiment Station

Growing gardeners and nourishing communities

Food Gardening Specialist workshop at the Harvest for the Hungry Garden on May 12, 2018. Tobi Brown, UC Master Gardener, demonstrates how to feed and protect the soil as a garden bed transitions from spring to summer.

Spring is here, and oftentimes the busiest season of the year for gardeners to plant edibles with dreams of ripe tomatoes and rows of juicy strawberries. But what about the “non” gardeners, you know the people who struggle to keep a cactus...

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Cafeteria Promotions Enhance Farm to School Efforts
School food service directors in the Bay Area have been working with wholesalers and farmers to include more local or regional produce in school meals despite tight budgets and procurement challenges. However, because students, particularly low-income students, are often unfamiliar with locally grown foods, additional promotional efforts are needed to introduce the unfamiliar items to students and reduce potential food waste.

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