- Author: Jeannette E. Warnert
Two retired UC Cooperative Extension county directors were recognized in the media as they continue work to build better communities.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel noted that retired Ventura County Director Larry Yee nominated Swanton Berry farmer Jim Cochran for the Natural Resources Defense Council 2011 Food Producer award. Cochran won the national honor, which comes with a $10,000 prize.
The article said Cochran and Yee are working together to develop Food Commons, a project that aims create a more localized infrastructure for food production and distribution. Among its goals are...