Meet San Diego’s ‘Aquacowboy’
The U.S. controls more ocean waters than any other nation, but still imports 91 percent of its seafood. If Don Kent, president of Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute, gets his way, a big part of the solution will be floating four and a half miles off of Mission Beach.
Clare Leschin-Hoar | October 8, 2014 |
‘This Is What We Eat’: A Look at Mexican Food’s Roots in San Diego
Randy Dotinga | October 8, 2014 |
What California’s New Food Laws Mean for SD’s Farmers Markets
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into a law a host of new food and agriculture bills over the last few days. Here's what they mean for your weekend jaunt to the farmers market, WIC recipients, salmon and more.
Clare Leschin-Hoar | October 1, 2014 |
How the Tuna Capital of the World Is Weathering America’s Breakup With Tuna
Americans' long, slow break-up with tuna has certainly been felt by two big brands headquartered in San Diego. But one thriving local upstart brand is proving there are plenty of consumers willing to pay more for a product that comes with a transparent supply chain.
Clare Leschin-Hoar | August 20, 2014 |
When Summer Break Means a Vacation from Steady Meals
Hungry kids aren't showing up to programs that exist to feed them when school - and free lunches - are done for the year. A new bill would give their parents extra food stamps to help them eat at home.
Megan Burks | July 29, 2014 |
City Heights Residents Are Wary of Albertsons Replacement
Megan Burks | July 23, 2014 |
Local Fishermen Land the Big One: a Dockside Market
Clare Leschin-Hoar | July 16, 2014 |
What’s Stopping Fishermen from Tackling the Market on Dry Land
A group of local fishermen has been a hit selling live rock crabs, fresh sablefish and tasty California halibut on a narrow dock in Tuna Harbor. But red tape has kept them from setting up shop as a certified seafood market.
Clare Leschin-Hoar | June 18, 2014 |
An Unexpected Casualty in San Diego’s Food Truck Crackdown: Craft Breweries
Amanda Allen | May 7, 2014 |
Why Local Brewers and Farmers Hope the FDA Won’t Go Against the Grain
Clare Leschin-Hoar | April 3, 2014 |
A Bittersweet Reminder About How Confusing Food Regulation Can Be
Clare Leschin-Hoar | March 25, 2014 |
Addressing the Drought With More Than a Drop in the Bucket
Catherine Green | February 26, 2014 |
‘I Just Wasn’t That Stoked on Where the City’s Going’
Jed Sundwall | February 6, 2014 |
City Heights Residents Shouldn’t Be the Last to Know What Replaces Albertsons
Engaging City Heights residents in selecting what business takes Albertsons' place could promote positive feelings of community ownership, resulting in a more loyal customer base. What’s good for the people can be good for business, too.
Felicia Shaw | January 28, 2014 |
Albertsons Closing Means One Less Grocery Store in SD Food Desert
Megan Burks | January 16, 2014 |
A Guide to the First-of-Its-Kind Report on California Food
Curious how San Diego Assmeblywoman Lorena Gonzalez voted on urban agriculture incentive zones, or how Assemblyman Brian Maienschein voted on AB 191, which would increase food access through CalFresh? It's all in a new report.