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Salvation Army Pilot Program Offers Job Skills In The Kitchen

May 25, 2017 | Julia Mitric

It's graduation time for seven culinary apprentices in Sacramento who might otherwise be homeless. They are the first class to graduate from a pilot job skills program for residents of the Salvation Army's homeless center.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Harvest Time Brings Out Smell Of Wine And Must At California Wineries

May 17, 2017

Rick Kushman, local wine expert, talks about harvest season and a vineyard tour he will lead at Iron Hub Winery in Amador County.

Mike Wier / California Trout

Environment

Study: Nearly Half of Native California Salmon Could Be Extinct in 50 Years

May 16, 2017 | Amy Quinton

A new report that gauges the health of California's native salmon, steelhead and trout paints an alarming picture. It shows 45 percent are likely to be extinct in 50 years if present trends continue.

Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

What's The Story Behind The Massive Bee Die-Off In Fresno County?

May 16, 2017

A big bee kill just before almond pollination in Fresno County has county ag officials scrambling to find the cause. Beekeepers impacted say this shouldn't have happened. CapRadio’s Julia Mitric discusses her reporting and what she found.

Julia Mitric / Capital Public Radio

Food and Sustainability

Small Card Designed By UC Davis Scientists Can Reduce Big Food Safety Risks

May 8, 2017 | Julia Mitric

An invention from scientists at UC Davis could help farmers and consumers in developing countries tell if grains are dry enough to store, sell and eat.

Julia Mitric / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Woodland To Host California's First Honey-Themed Festival

May 4, 2017

Woodland hosts California's very first honey festival, featuring prominent industry speakers, live music and honey-themed treats. Amina Harris, founder of the festival and professor at UC Davis, has the details on this weekend's event.

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