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May 2, 2019

 

A Growing Movement Wants To Loosen Laws Around Psilocybin Mushrooms

Will Colorado be the first to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms?

December 6, 2018

 

Supreme Court Not Likely To Hear California Egg Lawsuit

The Department of Justice this week recommended the Supreme Court not hear a lawsuit brought by 12 egg-producing states, after California banned the sale of eggs produced in confinements smaller than the state's new requirements.

June 1, 2018

 

Food Trucks and Authenticity

On today’s show we talk taco trucks, and street vendors from Los Angeles, California to Bloomington, Indiana.

April 25, 2018

 

Glyphosate Label Moving Forward In California

The state of California will move forward with labeling glyphosate as a "possible carcinogen."

March 13, 2018

 

Rice Farmers Grow Bugs To Replenish California’s Salmon

This project's end goal is to improve the likelihood that Chinook survive the trek to the ocean and back.

August 9, 2017

 

Nonprofit Helps Asian-American Farmers Grow Businesses

Traditional greens are an integral part of Asian-American cultural identity. A California nonprofit is helping small farmers meet high demand in Asian enclaves.

July 5, 2017

 

Beekeepers Feel The Sting Of California’s Great Hive Heist

This year authorities uncovered a "beehive chop shop:" nearly $1 million in stolen hives in a field in Fresno County.

May 3, 2017

 

California Is On Its Way To Having Avocado Crop Year-Round

Americans ate 2 billion pounds of avocados last year; many came from Mexico. California researchers are working to change that.

February 23, 2017

 

As Organic Farming Pioneers Age, Younger Generation Steps In

While some in California are passing on their farms to family to preserve their legacy, others are getting help finding like-minded strangers.

February 9, 2017

 

Egg Farm Charged Under New Animal Cruelty Law

A chicken ranch in southern California is facing animal cruelty charges that could test a new law banning extreme confinement.

February 5, 2017

 

What Grows In Las Vegas Stays In Las Vegas

Crops like radishes, jicama and cilantro will soon be grown close to the Strip, so restaurants will have immediate access to fresh ingredients.

February 4, 2017

 

Chasing A Dream Built On Dairy, Master Of Milk Came Home

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.

February 2, 2017

 

California Judge OKs Roundup Cancer Label

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.

January 23, 2017

 

Will Trump’s Tough Talk On Immigration Cause Farm Labor Shortage

As Trump takes office, those involved in California's huge farming industry are wondering how his hard-line stance will affect them.

January 13, 2017

 

California Farmers Test How To Store Water Underground

After years of drought, California is getting drenched with rains. Scientists and farmers are testing a way to capture water by filling groundwater aquifers.

January 11, 2017

 

Warmer Oceans Could Boost The Toxins In Shellfish

A new study finds a link between warming waters and a dangerous neurotoxin that builds up in species like Dungeness crab, clams and mussels.

December 4, 2016

 

Squid Is Big Business, But Good Luck Eating Local Calamari

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.

November 10, 2016

 

Voters In 4 Cities Pass Soda Tax Measures

Three cities in California, as well as Boulder, Colo., adopted taxes on sugary drinks, a move aimed at combating obesity.

October 27, 2016

 

Tijuana Border Plan Could Oust Rich Food Culture And Cooks

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.

September 12, 2016

 

California Crabbers Hope For Better Season

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.

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