New Research Identifies Barriers to Diversified Farming Practices

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A lettuce farm in California's Central Coast region. Photo by Kenzo Esquivel

Our Comments to the White House Food Conference

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Farmworkers March to Sacramento for Fair and Healthy Jobs

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Photos by Nathalie A. Muñoz

We Support a Living Wage for Restaurant Workers

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Participants and organizers of the Taste the High Road event at the NCSL Annual Legislative Summit in Denver, Colorado.

Announcing the 2022 Seed Grant Recipients

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Cultivating Diversity, Justice, Resilience & Health

UC Santa Cruz: Partnership Across UC Campuses Prepare the Next Generation of Leaders in Organic Agriculture

SevenFifty Daily: A Healthcare Crisis in the Bar Industry

The Mercury News: As Michelin-starred Chefs Walk, Bay Area Mom-and-Pop Restaurants Persevere Against COVID Challenges

Inside Climate News: The Botanic Matchmakers that Could Save Our Food Supply

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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.