Rose Hayden-Smith | KCET
Rose Hayden-Smith, PhD, is a UC academic and author, writing as the UC Food Observer. Hayden-Smith has worked as a 4-H youth, family and community development and Master Gardener advisor. She also led UC ANR’s sustainable food systems initiative. A trained U.S. historian, her research focuses on food policy, and the role of gardens in community food security.
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Dr. Elver was appointed by the UN Human Rights Council as the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. In her work, she stresses the interconnectedness of the global food system and the important role governments play in hastening agricultural reform.
Post date: 2016-07-22T11:09:07-07:00
As part of a larger effort around sustainability and the food system, UCSB has launched an innovative Food, Nutrition and Basic Skills Program. Two of those teaching students how to cook are chefs who have become campus celebrities: the UCSB Soup Guys.
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A University of California study shows that food provided by the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) improves the diet quality of preschool children.
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In a new book, the University of California’s Rachel Surls and certified Master Gardener Judith Gerber detail the rise and fall of agriculture in Los Angeles.
Post date: 2016-01-26T11:40:00-08:00
"My motto is 'All food has power, and all people have potential.'"
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"Farmland should be as integral to a community as a fire station or a school. Farms should be included in city planning."