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 2023


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Happy Earth Month, everyone! 

Upcoming Events 

Cal Poly
1. CAFES Open House: 4/13-15 
2. Study Abroad Fall 2023: IHP Food Systems: Agriculture, Sustainability, and Justice: apply 4/13
3. Cal Poly Earth Week: 4/17 - 4/22
4. Tomato Spectacular, Poly Plant Shop: 4/22 & 4/29
College Corps Application for Cal Poly students: due 6/1

San Luis Obispo & Central Coast
6. Shining a Light on Central Coast Climate Action Plans, SLO Climate Coalition: 4/12
7. Neighborhood Vine Mealy Bug Management, Talley Vineyards, Arroyo Grande: 4/12
8. Tomato Fandango, Tiber Canyon Ranch, San Luis Obispo: 4/14
9. Indigenous Land Practices & Erosion Control, Ranch Education Program, Cuesta College: 4/15 & 4/29 
10. Lotusland Sustainability Symposium, Santa Paula: 4/15
11. Intro to INSV and Management Training, Santa Maria: 4/18 
12. Orchid and Dahlia Workshop, SLO Master Gardeners: 4/22
13. Fermentation: Kimchi and Kombucha, SLO Master Preservers: 4/22
14. SLO County 2023 Earth Day, San Luis Obispo: 4/22 
15. A Night a la Ferme, City Farm SLO: 4/23 
16. SLO Film Festival: 4/25-30 & 4/30-5/7 
17. Western Food Safety Conference, Hartnell College, Salinas: 5/3-4

18. Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature, Berkeley: 4/6-8
19. Cattle Grazing and Wildfire Fuels, Central Coast Rangeland Coalition, Berkeley: 4/20 [Reg by 4/14]

20. USDA Disaster Assistance to Help CA Agriculture Communities Recover: 4/11
21. eOrganic: Evaluating Inputs for Blueberries & Compatibility of Fungicides/Herbicides with Bio Control: 4/12 & 4/13
22. NRCS Fundamentals of Food Labels: Organic, Salmon Safe, Bee Better webinar : 4/13
23. NRCS Cover Cropping for Soil Health and Fertility in Organic Production webinar: 4/17
24. Communicating Sustainability Webinar, CA Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance: 4/20
25. USFS Biochar in Urban Vegetated Applications: 4/27

26. CCOF Future Organic Farmer Grants for college and vocational students: apply by 4/14
27. Compost Research College Scholarships: due 4/14
CalRecycle Organics Grant Program: due 5/2  
29. USDA-AMS Local Agriculture Market Program: due 5/2
30. CivicSpark Fellow Applications are open
31. Blue River Technologies AgTech jobs and internships
32. Stepladder Creamery is Hiring  

33. California Silvopasture Producers Project
34. 3ce Ag Electrification Program

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