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July 1, 2014

Berkeley a big part of new UC initiative on global food needs

By the UC Berkeley Public Affairs team

The University of California is launching an initiative to marshal resources across the UC campuses — including Berkeley’s 90 courses, 150 faculty and staff and multiple institutes and centers devoted to the study of agriculture and food — to address global challenges related to food.

UC President Janet Napolitano announced the initiative today (July 1) at a press conference with restaurateur and sustainable food leader Alice Waters, among others, at the Edible Schoolyard at King Middle School in Berkeley.

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Sustainable food leader Alice Waters and UC President Janet Napolitano in the Edible Schoolyard. (UC photo by Robert Durell)

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