Monthly Archives: June, 2013

0 Problems with tapioca pearls?

Shade-grown coffee is more environmentally friendly and some coffee lovers swear it tastes better. Many farmers still grow their coffee in this traditional way or are going back to shade-grown coffee due to its increased popularity. But how can you find it? Berkeley Wellness goes over some labels from independent public service groups that can help steer you toward this more sustainable brew.

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0 Lucy Johns MPH ’67

Lucy Johns has been elected to the board of directors of Direct Trust, a national nonprofit organization that provides standards…

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0 Asa Bradman PhD ’97

Asa Bradman has been appointed to the California Scientific Guidance Panel, on which he has served since 2007. The panel…

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11 Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Holmes publishes book on Mexican migrant workers

During his years of fieldwork among indigenous Mexican migrant farmworkers, physician and anthropologist Seth Holmes encountered comments like these again and again from farm managers and other farm workers. Some, including medical professionals he interviewed, would even claim that the indigenous workers’ genes made them better suited to their backbreaking work.