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Horticulture Innovation Lab research focuses on nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables, with a focus on understanding whether and how nutrition-sensitive agricultural interventions affect household nutrition. Improving dietary diversity by increasing access to fruits and vegetables is an important goal for the program. 

How to cook sweet potato leaves, with thanks from Ethiopia

Posted on November 28, 2018
Did you know the leaves of the sweet potato plant are also a tasty, nutritious food? In Ethiopia, where sweet potatoes can be a staple crop, a UC Davis student recently helped farmers reconsider their sweet potato crop in a new culinary light. Watch this video...