Clarissa Wei | KCET
Clarissa Wei is a freelance journalist who writes about food systems and minority cultures. She has researched extensively on the topics of Chinese food and sustainable agriculture and is a certified permaculture designer.
Post date: 2017-05-20T10:46:42-07:00
For the past five years, a parched California has meant beekeepers have been struggling. However, while the holistic effects of recent rains have yet to be determined, for the beekeeping community here in L.A., the benefits are immediate and noticeable.
Post date: 2017-05-11T10:04:32-07:00
Kidney failure in agriculture workers around the globe is a symptom of a warming planet.
Post date: 2017-04-17T13:11:56-07:00
Traditional livestock breeds were raised before industrial agriculture became a mainstream practice. Today, their endangerment could ultimately mean the loss of a resilient ecosystem that is deeply rooted in the conditions of the land.
Luscious Dumplings' Second Generation Owners Are Offering a Delicious Twist to Their Traditional DishPost date: 2017-03-23T15:55:57-07:00
When Ker Zhu and Michelle Wu opened up the second branch of Luscious Dumplings, they knew immediately that they wanted to try something a little different. Uni dumplings and cheese potstickers are simply a delicious, firm-footed step in that direction.
Post date: 2017-03-15T11:05:59-07:00
The Theodore Payne Foundation, located in Sun Valley, is a 22-acre gem with a sprawling collection of native California plants. It is also Los Angeles’ largest native plant nursery, with an assemblage of 600 to 700 plants at any given time.
Post date: 2017-03-10T11:14:32-08:00
Falafels are Amin Musa's bread and butter. And so when he moved to Los Angeles, he opened his first food venture — a vegan falafel joint with the Sudanese twist. The food stand, named Ihsan’s, makes its rounds across various farmers’ markets in L.A.