UCCE Centennial: 100 Years of Science and Service
"Because his work depends so much for its results on the enthusiasm he can infuse into others, a farm advisor must be a man of tact, of energy, and of real desire to achieve results…."B.H. Crocheron in July 1915 Director’s Report
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Sustainable Food Systems Advisor, UCCE Los Angeles County
I work on farm-to-fork food issues, focusing particularly on urban agriculture education, research and policy. My day includes anything from a visit to a farm to a trip to City Hall. A big part of what I do is translating information on agriculture into a format that's easy to read and understand. For example, people who operate urban farms, school gardens or community gardens need to understand, in basic terms, how and why to test their soil, but soil science is very technical and confusing.