UC Gill Tract Summer Short Courses

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New Urban Agroecology Policy Brief

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Bluma Flower Farms operates a rooftop garden in Berkeley. Photo by Alana Siegner.

Berkeley Student Farms' Beautiful New Video

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Narrow and Brittle or Broad and Nimble? Comparing Adaptive Capacity in Simplifying and Diversifying Farming Systems

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Cultivating Diversity, Justice, Resilience & Health

The Fast Company: How COVID-19 had fed the dream of growing food at home

Local News Matters Bay Area: Revisiting the ‘Occupy the Farm’ doc: UC Berkeley farm saved in 2012 faces new threat

SELF Magazine: 8 Ways We Can Actually Increase Food Access Nationwide

NBC Bay Area: How Rooftop Gardens Are Feeding Families and Helping the Planet

Congratulations Writing Contest Winners!

Undergraduate:
Hannah Frances Johannon: Foraging in the Face of Covid
Casey Dai: Eating is Believing: Exploring the Boundaries and Duality of Cultural Assimilation with Li-Young Lee
Yvonne Liu: From Dumplings to Chicken Nuggets
Graduate:
Cameron Nielsen: Urban Farmers in Richmond
Benjamin Fields: Mon Nouritture, Soul Food
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The Berkeley Food Institute strives to transform food systems to expand access to healthy, affordable food and promote sustainable and equitable food production. We empower new leaders with the capacity to cultivate diverse, just, resilient, and healthy food systems.