Month: March 2017

An illustration of a farmer staring at a large strawberry

Strawberry fields for better

As the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems celebrates its 50th anniversary, we take a look at how its research and fieldwork have revolutionized the cultivation of one of California’s most valuable crops—strawberries.

By Peggy Townsend, March 2017

Flash point

A gift of a major photography collection provides rare opportunities to engage with powerful, poignant images

March 2017

Lights, camera, social action

UC Santa Cruz’s Social Documentation Program, now celebrating its 10th anniversary, is producing socially conscious films that bear witness, address injustice, and shine a light on neglected subjects.

By Dan White, March 2017

Pop-Up: Righteous farming

Graduates of UC Santa Cruz's Farm & Garden apprenticeship program have been planting the seeds of organic farming all over the nation and the world by starting their own endeavors—here are a few of them.

By Dan White, March 2017