- Author: Susana C. Bruzzone-Miller
For one stop nutrition, food policy and agricultural news, become a follower of UC Food Observer. This newly launched University of California blog and multi-social media format is part of the UC Global Food Initiative and provides a diverse daily dose of information in the areas of food systems and sustainable agriculture.
UC Food Observer content for website and social media is curated by Dr. Rose Hayden-Smith, a UC academic and author whose work focuses on how historical models can influence contemporary food and agricultural policy and practice within the context of creating a sustainable and just food system. Hayden-Smith holds four degrees from UC, including master's degrees in education and U.S. history and a doctorate in U.S. history.
Previously, Hayden-Smith served as the leader for UC Agriculture and Natural Resources' strategic initiative in sustainable food systems. She has served as a UC Cooperative Extension 4-H and Master Gardener advisor in Ventura County.