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September 16, 2016


UC Davis students

STEM To Steam: Coffee Is Perking Up Engineering Education

At the University of California, Davis, it's now the focus of the most popular elective class on campus and of an ambitious new research center.

July 28, 2016


Coffee beans ripen on the bush

Coffee Flour Grinds Down Food Waste

A new startup is making an edible product out of fruit pulp from coffee plants that farmers usually dump.

June 18, 2016


pouring coffee into mug

Coffee Doesn’t Pose A Cancer Risk, WHO Panel Says

World Health Organization's cancer research agency listed coffee as a possible carcinogen in 1991, but the body of evidence now suggests that's not the case.

May 16, 2016


1950s poster from the National Dairy Council.

Maybe Skipping The Morning Meal Isn’t So Bad

Dogma has long held that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but emerging science suggests what you eat matters more than when you eat it.

March 8, 2016


Emmanuel Baziruwile works at a coffee plantation in Rwanda

Rwanda Wants Its Citizens To Drink The Coffee They Grow

While the country is renowned for its high-quality Arabica Bourbon beans, both cost and culture have kept Rwandans from imbibing one of their top cash crops.

June 25, 2015


A woman picks coffee in Aceh, Indonesia.

USDA Predicts Rebound For Global Coffee Crop

The USDA forecasts that the world’s overall coffee production will bounce back from a downward slope after record crops in key countries.

January 10, 2015


cup of coffee

What Does Your Mug Say About Your Coffee?

According to new research, the color of the mug could affect the taste of your morning cup of coffee.

December 13, 2014


fresh cinnamon caramel donut

Rise’n Roll Bakery Adds Locations, Keeps Family Traditions

Each of the Rise 'n Roll Bakery locations share an important thing in common -- the Bontrager's family recipes.

September 20, 2014


paw paws

Magic Of Cider, Art Of Coffee Roasting, Season Of Paw Paws

Maria Kennedy walks us through the cider making process, from apple to bottle. Paw paw cookies with Chef Daniel Orr. And, coffee roasting on a small scale.

August 30, 2014


coffee beans growing on the plant

Know Your Coffee, Frog Legs, Price Of Tomatoes, Jeff Mease

Jeff Mease hopes to sell his Asian water buffalo to Midwestern farms. The hidden cost of tomatoes. Catherine Tucker describes the virtues of shade-grown coffee.

June 28, 2014



Cold Brew Coffee Craze, Greens With Sesame, On-Call Farmer

Cold brew coffee keeps 'em dancing late into the night at The Bishop. Bok choy and kale with Asian flavors. Farmer Teresa Birtles grows for local chefs.

June 27, 2014


samuel sveen on his url zing tricycle

Uel Zing Cold-Brew For Your Late-Night Coffee Needs

Samuel Sveen of Uel Zing sells only one thing -- cold-brew coffee -- but he's getting creative with how he gets his product to customers.

September 28, 2013


coffee beans falling out of sack

Coffee: Grow It, Roast It, Drink It, Cook It

Anthropologist Catherine Tucker brings us the perspective of coffee growers. S.K. Quigley roasts the beans. Daniel Orr uses coffee in a barbecue sauce.

November 24, 2012

Waste Not Want Not 


Enjoy Some Coffee With Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Now that Thanksgiving 2012 is in the books, let's address the leftovers in our refrigerators. Chef Daniel Orr prepares stock, turkey soup and fried potatoes.

November 23, 2012

Micro Roasting 

holding roasted coffee beans

Micro Coffee Roasting: Small Batches Roasted With Care

Now that S.K. Quigley controls every step of the roasting process, he takes his coffee black -- no cream or sugar necessary.

October 30, 2012

A Wake Of Destruction 

A NASA image showing rainfall caused by Hurricane Sandy throughout the Caribbean. It indicates the path of the hurricane across Jamaica and Cuba.

Hurricane Sandy Devastates Caribbean Farmland, Farmers

Days before making landfall on the east coast of the United States, Hurricane Sandy devastated crops, infrastructure and lives throughout the Caribbean.

August 16, 2012


brown sprinkle donut

Nuts For Donuts

You’ll be wicked jelly of these locally-fried delights.

August 15, 2012


wine in a glass

Summer Drinking With Brad Dunn

Sommelier Brad Dunn's driving motto is "Drink what you like." Perhaps you'll like one of his suggestions for drinks to enjoy during these hot summer days.

July 7, 2012

Conscientious Coffee 


Your Morning Cuppa Carbon: Tracking Coffee From Farm To Cup

Even though coffee travels thousands of miles from farm to mug, a study found that the final step of brewing has the greatest impact on the carbon footprint.

May 13, 2012

Summer Living 

BBQ spare ribs

Get Out And Grill: BBQ Spare Ribs

Every great BBQ dish starts with two things: local meat and a great marinade.

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