Center for Sustainability

Center for Sustainability

Agriculture for Tomorrow

A College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) Program

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Stewards of Tomorrow

Preparing leaders in sustainability through education, research, outreach, and operations.

To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.

  —Mahatma Gandhi

Announcements April 2022


Cal Poly Sheep

Happy Earth Month, everyone! 

Upcoming Events 

Cal Poly
1. CAFES Open House: 4/7-9
2. Farmworker Justice and the Power of CommUNITY panel: 4/7 
     with Cal Poly Professor Dr. Grace Yeh
3. Cal Poly Earth Week: 4/14-22 
4. TedX San Luis Obispo: 4/15

5. Tomato Spectacular 2022, Poly Plant Shop: 4/15-16    

San Luis Obispo & Central Coast
6. FARMstead ED Grow Your Own Garden Workshops: 4/10, 4/23, 5/1
7. Central Coast Climate Collaborative Carbon Sequestration and Offsets webinars: 4/19 – 5/18 
8. Hospice du Rhône, Paso Robles: 4/21-23 
9. Steel in the Field Tailgate, Vineyard Team, Templeton: 4/29 
10. Carrizo Colloquium, Atascadero: 5/6 

Virtual & Hybrid
11. IPM Webinar Series: Nest Boxes and the Birds that Use Them, Wild Farm Alliance: 4/11 & 4/27
12. California Dairy Sustainability Summit: 4/12-14 
       with Cal Poly Professor Dr. Mike McCullough
13. Healthy Soils Webinar, Organic Fertilizer Assoc of CA: 4/13
14. Nitty Gritty on California Soils, California Farm Demonstration Network: 4/20
15. Making the Environmental Case for Paper webinar: 4/21 
16. EcoFarm Conference Field Days: 4/23 – 6/13 
17. California Bumble Bee Atlas citizen science training, Xerces Society: 5/3-4
18. Western Food Safety Conference, Hartnell College: 5/4-5 
19. ReFED 2022 Food Waste Solutions Summit: 5/10-12
20. Increases in Soil Health at JSM Organics: Implementing Multiple Practices webinar: 5/11  

21. Compost Research College Scholarships: apply by 4/15 
22. Organic Citrus Short Course, UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology: 4/27 – 5/1
23. Restoration Engineering Technician position, San Luis Coastal RCD: 5/19 
24. CivicSpark Fellow Applications are open  
25. California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN) is Hiring 
26. Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) is Hiring
27. National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) is Hiring
28. Farmermaid Flowers (Atascadero/Los Osos, CA) is Hiring 
29. Stepladder Creamery (Cambria, CA) is Hiring 

30. Guide to Regenerative Grazing Leases: Opportunities for Resilience, CA FarmLink

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