Komal Ahmad, founder of Copia, a food recovery business, is among the young social entrepreneurs seeking to reduce hunger and food waste.

Young tech entrepreneurs take bite out of hunger

Millennials tap into their generation's intersecting interests in food, technology, social activism.

Sustainable agriculture educators will gather at the UC Santa Cruz farm and other campus locations for the seventh national conference of the Sustainable Agriculture Education Association July 29-31.

Sustainable agriculture educators to gather at UC Santa Cruz

National conference focuses on practical aspects of teaching, learning about food systems, food justice.

An L.A. Laker, Metta World Peace joined UCLA students in Andy Rice's class on “Food: A Lens on Environment and Sustainability” in sampling roasted crickets during a lesson on entomophagy — bug eating.

Students try to overcome 'yuck' factor in Bug-Eating 101

Lakers' Metta World Peace joins in to try critter cuisine.

Farmers markets are one form of direct marketing.

Direct-marketing farms have double the regional impact

Direct-marketing channels include farmers markets, roadside farm stands and community-supported agriculture programs.

Sugar

Cutting sugar causes drop in heart disease risk factors among obese children

Study shows sweets, not calories, are culprits in cardiovascular pre-conditions.

UC Davis students Carli Hambley, left, and Lexi Fujii helped organize the glean in June.

UC Davis crops and compassion help feed those in need

Students help develop solutions on campus and in the community.

Produce

Federal grant helps bring healthy food to low-income families

UC San Diego program to use financial incentives to provide needy households with more produce.

Genetic risk for obesity grew stronger in 'obesogenic' environment

Study lends support to idea that high-calorie diets, sedentariness may be driving obesity epidemic.

Fortino Morales III manages R’Garden, UC Riverside's 3-acre community garden.

30 Under 30: Community garden cultivates food justice

Global Food Initiative 30 Under 30 winner is raising awareness about food access.

UC Davis grilling

5 food safety tips for healthy outdoor grilling

Avoid these mistakes (and food-borne illness) to truly enjoy your Fourth of July.

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