- Author: Jeannette E. Warnert
The farm-to-fork trend now sweeping California and the nation seeks to shorten and strengthen the connection between the places where food is grown and the people who eat the food. In recent decades, that connection has been stretched so thin many people have lost sight of it all together.
The combination of programs that encompass University of California Cooperative Extension allow the organization to be at the forefront of the movement, said Terry Spezzano, UCCE nutrition, family and consumer sciences advisor in Stanislaus and Merced counties.
“We have farm advisors, nutrition advisors, Master Gardeners and Master Food Producers,” Spezzano said. “We have...