Center for Sustainability

Center for Sustainability

Agriculture for Tomorrow

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

Cal Poly landscape

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 August 2021

Upcoming Events

Please see below for links to upcoming events and opportunities. 

Cal Poly
1. Cal Poly Chorro Ranch virtual field day: 8/10 
2. Soil Biodegradable Mulch in Strawberry Production field day, Salinas: 8/17
3. Project Hope and Fairness fundraiser organ concert at the PAC: 9/22
4. Cal Poly Meats (and more) indoor shop open, curbside pickup available: Thurs-Sat  
5. Poly Plant Shop shop online, pickup by appointment

San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara & Monterey Counties
6. Oak Tree Restoration for Rangelands webinar: 8/25 

7. End of Summer Soiree with local bites and sips, Slow Money SLO: 9/1 
8. Vegetated Practices to Enhance Crop Production and Water Quality: 9/9
9. Organic Produce Summit, Monterey: 9/15-16 
10. Santa Barbara County Farm Day: 9/18


11. Ecofarm Dirt First! Series, Beef-to-Institution & Deep Medicine of Decolonization: 8/3 & 8/17
12. Sustainable Agronomy Conference & Conservation in Action Tour Series: 8/3-8/24
13. Forest Soil Health and Biochar: 8/5

14. Soil Health Institute Virtual Annual Meeting: 8/11-12 
15. 3rd Annual Healthy Soil Summit, ACRES U.S.A.: 8/25-26
16. Annual CAPCA Conference early registration deadline: 8/27 

17. 8th California Oak Symposium Call for Presentation Abstracts: 8/16 
18. Volunteer Garden Educator Assistant Positions, One Cool Earth 
19. Volunteer Harvest with GleanSLO: 8/20
20. OFRF 2021 Research Grant Cycle:
 On-farm research on climate mitigation and resilience: 8/20

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