A Food Justice label will be hitting markets soon, catering to shoppers who are both environmentally and socially conscious. Two Pescadero farms will be the first to carry it in California—but will the label catch on?
Dr. Ousman Badiane, an international food policy expert, told students at a Stanford symposium that African nations need to improve agricultural productivity in order to support new industrial enterprises.
For decades, the Williamson Act kept taxes low for property owners who protected open land from development. Now, as state faces budget crunch, some landowners must farm or see tax rates nearly double.
Many locals don’t realize Santa Clara County is home to about two dozen Christmas tree farms. But with the growing popularity of artificial, pre-lit trees, tree farmers’ sales drastically decreased in last 20 years.