Teresa O’Connor | KCET
Teresa O'Connor is a food reporter, who was the assistant editor of UC Food Observer. Her articles have been published in Horticulture, Civil Eats, Yes! Magazine and other publications, including the cooperative extension services for California and Idaho. She created FarmFreshLowCarbLiving.com to educate about healthy low carbohydrate lifestyles.
Post date: 2019-02-27T09:15:22-08:00
Ventura County is the nation’s eleventh largest county in crop value, despite its close location to the country’s second most populous city. How do they do it?
Post date: 2017-03-08T13:25:13-08:00
You may not have heard much about millets yet. But a team of UC Berkeley scientists and California farmers is working hard to change that because the culinary possibilities and marketability potential for these ancient grains are hard to beat.
Post date: 2016-08-10T16:39:18-07:00
Agro-ecologist Vandana Shiva recently traveled through Southern California. The Indian native has founded a network of seed keepers and organic food producers, as well as authored numerous books about food sovereignty, sustainability, and biodiversity.
Post date: 2016-08-03T12:43:06-07:00
At 9 years old, Katie Stagliano grew a 40-pound cabbage and donated it to her local kitchen where it was used to feed at least 275 people. Inspired by that experience, the young gardener started a non-profit which helps feed the hungry around the country.
Post date: 2016-07-28T13:03:35-07:00
July 20, 2016 was NASA’s 47th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Since that time, the world has come a long way towards understanding outer space better, and how our farming could benefit from it.
Post date: 2016-07-22T15:39:42-07:00
Say “Mexican food” and many people picture an unhealthy cuisine composed of fried foods, smothered in cheese and sour cream. Two professors, however, believe traditional, indigenous food from Mexico is misunderstood and is actually extremely healthy.