Americans ate 2 billion pounds of avocados last year; many came from Mexico. California researchers are working to change that.
While some in California are passing on their farms to family to preserve their legacy, others are getting help finding like-minded strangers.
A chicken ranch in southern California is facing animal cruelty charges that could test a new law banning extreme confinement.
Crops like radishes, jicama and cilantro will soon be grown close to the Strip, so restaurants will have immediate access to fresh ingredients.
For one of the biggest dairymen in U.S., success was based in part on crossing cultural boundaries. Now, he has returned home to continue building his empire.
California will be the first state to label the controversial chemical glyphosate, declared safe by the EPA, and "probably carcinogenic to humans" by the IARC.
As Trump takes office, those involved in California's huge farming industry are wondering how his hard-line stance will affect them.
After years of drought, California is getting drenched with rains. Scientists and farmers are testing a way to capture water by filling groundwater aquifers.
A new study finds a link between warming waters and a dangerous neurotoxin that builds up in species like Dungeness crab, clams and mussels.
While the U.S. has a thriving squid industry, chances are the calamari you are eating made a 12,000-mile round trip before ending up on your dinner plate.
Three cities in California, as well as Boulder, Colo., adopted taxes on sugary drinks, a move aimed at combating obesity.
Plans to expand the border crossing could bulldoze over a longstanding market where many food vendors have made their living for years, if not generations.
Toxic algae blooms put a pinch on this year's Dungeness crab harvest in California, but signs say the fishery could bounce back this year.
The extended drought in California has farmers looking for ways to use less water. Among them, growing feed for sheep indoors using hydroponics.
A new study finds the nation's first soda tax succeeded in cutting consumption of sugary drinks, but it's uncertain if the effect will be permanent.
For Pascal Baudar, LA is a treasure trove of edible plants and insects that he uses in unusual culinary creations.
Foragers are now scouring the hills in California in search of black morels — prized mushrooms which grow in land ravaged by forest fires.
A California lawmaker is considering a plan to bring billions of gallons of water from Alaska to ease the ongoing drought.
California has passed strict limits on the use of antibiotics for livestock for staving off illness or promoting growth.
A new study reveals that a tax on sugary drinks implemented in Berkeley, California has increased soda prices much less than expected.