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After devouring four large Maple Cream Cookies (made exclusively in Canada and with pure Canadian maple syrup) that my boyfriend (really, more like husband) purchased  in Victoria, I’m feel like a large red balloon ready to pop. 283 more words

Angelica Gomez of Modesto Selected for Peace Corps Health Assignment in Mozambique

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Angelica Gomez

Age: 22

Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.

Current City: Modesto, Calif.

Alma Mater: University of California, Merced, Psychology, 2014… 437 more words


Most Americans Could Eat Locally, Research Shows

Farmland mapping project indicates more than 90 percent of U.S. could eat food grown or raised within 100 miles of their homes, helping economy and making agriculture more sustainable.

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Food Policy

I Was Here

It feels like forever.
When you’re a kid you don’t really understand just what going to college entails. For some of you who don’t know I will be attending UC Merced in the fall, and evidently that changes all I know. 427 more words


Day 9: Adaptation/What Are Your Summer Plans?

First, I would like to thank everyone with their kind words regarding my last post. I didn’t realize there were so many Bloggers with similar financial experiences, and just hearing from those sharing their stories really inspired me to finish my last year of college. 503 more words


UC Study Finds Most Americans Can Be Fed Entirely By Local Farms

MERCED (CBS SF) – Eating locally can be more than a passing fad, according to a new study from UC Merced. Researchers said the overwhelming majority of Americans could be fed entirely by food grown or raised within 100 miles of their homes. 147 more words


Day 8: A True Struggle

I haven’t been posting as of late on my blog, which is a shame because I was really excited to start a blog again. The people who have liked and followed me have shown me some of the best support I could ever get online, so thank you. 570 more words