Brie Mazurek


Sierra Cascade: Farming Blueberries and the Wild

For most of the year, Sierra Cascade Blueberry Farm seems to run itself naturally amid a diverse ecosystem of native insects, birds, and other wildlife.

June 15, 2016

Raising Minimum Wage: We’re in This Together

On Wednesday, food workers and other low-wage earners around the country rallied to increase the federal minimum wage to $15, which would more than double the current federal rate of $7.25 for untipped and $2.13 for tipped workers.

April 21, 2015


Making Every Drop Count

Last week, Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order requiring urban centers to reduce their water consumption by 25%.

April 15, 2015


#WomeninAg: Words of Wisdom from Women Farmers

For Women’s History Month, CUESA is spotlighting women who are transforming our food system.

March 31, 2015


From Miso to Mealworms, Women Cook Up Success

In 2005, La Cocina was founded in San Francisco’s Mission District to meet a growing need for support of women-owned food businesses, specifically low-income women from immigrant communities and communities of color.

March 24, 2015


Debunking the Myth of “Peak Farmers Market”

Following the release of a new USDA report titled “Trends in U.S. Local and Regional Food Systems,” food blogs erupted earlier this month with provocative headlines like “Are Farmers Market Sales Peaking?” and “Has the Farmers Market Movement Peaked?”

March 3, 2015

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