Mark Schapiro

environmental journalist, Berkeley lecturer, and author of “Seeds of Resistance: The Fight to Save Our Food Supply”

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Agriculture is big business in California. But the industry faces a reckoning with the threat of climate change, especially in the Central Valley.

How climate change is transforming California’s farms

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