Increasing food literacy

From orchard to campus, efforts are growing to enhance food literacy.

Creating good 'food citizens' for future food equity and security

UCLA Food Studies Graduate Certificate Program taking applications starting Feb. 1, selected students to begin fall 2016.

Meiling Gao (left), a 2015 USAID fellow from UC Berkeley with Juliana Hernández in Colombia

Going global: UC fellows to tackle development projects

Approximately 40 graduate students from four UC campuses have been selected for USAID fellowships co-sponsored by the UC Global Food Initiative.

Starting around 5 a.m., David Kessler assembles sandwiches at his kitchen in the Oakland hills.

A recipe for life: Bake. Swim. Give.

For nearly 40 years, David Kessler, a former UC Berkeley staffer and student, has created a tight-knit aquatic community on campus through homemade sandwiches and a lot of heart.

Chef Mickael Blancho of UCSB's University Center Dining Services, better known as the UCSB Soup Guy, gives a cooking demonstration to kick off the new Food, Nutrition and Basic Skills Program for students.

Cultivating a healthy lifestyle

Food, Nutrition and Basic Skills Program for students at UC Santa Barbara offers students comprehensive instruction in budgeting and meal planning, basic kitchen skills, cooking and nutrition.

Coffee study UCSF

Regular caffeine use does not result in extra heartbeats, study shows

Coffee might not be as bad for you as once thought, UC San Francisco researchers find.

13 UC Davis discoveries that changed the world

Research helps ag, environment and health.


Citrus day set for growers, industry professionals

Agricultural field tours, presentations about latest citrus research are planned Jan. 27 at UC Riverside.


What to know about the new federal dietary guidelines

UC experts dish out key takeaways for healthy eating – and drinking.

Handful of cookies

8 tipes to keep those resolutions for health

UC Davis nutrition experts offer advice for new year.