Farm women photographs win Dorothea Lange prize for journalism
Dorothea Lange winner hopes to inspire change with her photos By Carol Ness, NewsCenter… [read more]
Lynn Huntsinger finds ways to improve the lives of herders in Inner Mongolia
In Alashan, Inner Mongolia, a grandmother talks about her life as a herder and… [read more]
Wild bees get boost from diverse, organic crops
Wild bees get boost from diverse, organic crops By Sarah Yang, Media Relations | March… [read more]
Diversified Farming Systems for Ecosystem Services
Originally published on the Landscapes for People, Food, and Nature blog. One of… [read more]
ESPM Professor Claire Kremen featured in NPR and LA Times
A recent study in Science magazine, co-authored by Claire Kremen, highlights the importance… [read more]
About the Center
The Berkeley Center for Diversified Farming Systems brings together interdisciplinary researchers, writers, and practitioners to find solutions to the world’s most pressing agriculture-related issues and to launch the next generation of agricultural leaders.
With world-renowned faculty in the areas of agroecology, science, technology and society, agricultural economics, and rural sociology, the UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources and our colleagues and friends are uniquely positioned to rethink the approach to agricultural development in a way that will restore ecosystem services and biodiversity.
Best DFS Books of 2012
DFS COMMUNITY PICKS Every Twelve Seconds: Industrialized Slaughter and the Politics of Sight, by Timothy Pachirat. Yale University Press: New Haven, 2011. A powerful indictment of the industrialized meat production system by an anthropologist who worked in a slaughterhouse for a few months. … Continue reading