A Stanford study says providing high school students with ethnic studies courses may help them stay in school and stay engaged. California has passed a law to make them available at all high schools in the state.
Krysten Leach was born in Korea, but she didn't grow up eating that country's food. Now she grows traditional Korean vegetables and herbs at her farm in California — which has become a destination for other Korean adoptees.
California’s coastal redwoods can absorb nutrients and moisture from the thick fog that rolls in from the Pacific. And fog patterns give us clues about how the iconic trees might respond to a changing climate.
"I think more people should have two different countries," says this businessman-turned-farmer. He now has a farm in California where he grows Ethiopian peppers. And he's starting a farm in Ethiopia growing things like Tuscan kale and Swiss chard.
Khaled Almaghafi is a bee master in the San Francisco Bay Area. It's spiritual work, too. "You see how they dance, how they collect the honey, how they work ... you feel deep inside there is a creator," he says.
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