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 2020

Upcoming & Ongoing

Please see below for links to upcoming events and opportunities. 

Cal Poly
1. Cal Poly Strawberry Center Virtual Field Day: 8/25 
2. Poly Plant Shop Summer Saturdays Sale 
3. Cal Poly Meats Curbside: Thurs, Fri, Sat 

San Luis Obispo & Santa Barbara
4. Family Fun at City Farm, SLO Permaculture Guild: Fridays
5. Eco (Drive-in) Film Night Series: ‘2040’, Santa Barbara Permaculture Network: 8/10 
6. Greenspace's Nature Club, Cambria: 8/16
7. SLO Climate Coalition meeting: 8/20

8. Videorecordings from Desert SW Soil Health Webinar now available
9. Evaluating Ecosystem Services webinar, California Rangeland Trust: 8/10
10. UC-IPM Pesticide Safety Webinar Series: 8/11 and beyond  (CEUs)
11. Weed Management and Evaluating Biostimulants in Avocado Orchards: 8/12
12. Destination: Zero Waste, CA Resource Recovery Association Conference: 8/16-19
13. Inventory and Design Opportunities for Pollinator Habitat on Working Lands: 8/18
Sustainable Agronomy Virtual Conference: 8/18-20
15. UC Small Fruit and Vegetable Meeting: 8/18  (CEUs)  
16. UC Ag Experts Talk – Use of Plant Growth Regulators on Citrus: 8/19  (CEUs) 
17. Biochar for Innovative Products webinar: 8/20
LEED Green Associate Training: Live Webinar 8/23, 9/12, 9/30 OR On-Demand
19. UC Forest Stewardship Workshop, Plumas & Santa Cruz: begins 8/24 & 9/21
20. 2nd Annual Healthy Soil Summit, ACRES U.S.A.: 8/25-26  

21. Improving Roadside Revegetation and Stormwater Quality with Compost webinar: 8/26-27
22. Intro to Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production webinar: 8/27
23. US Climate Policy and Organic Agriculture, Organic Trade Association: 8/27
24. Organic Fertilizer Association of CA (OFAC) Healthy Soils seminar: 9/10
25. 46th Annual CAPCA Conference pre-registration deadline: 9/15
26. WasteExpo Online: 9/14-17 

27. California Oak Symposium 2021 Call for Abstracts: 8/10
28. Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) for producers: 9/11  Extended 
29. CalRecycle Reuse Grant Program: 9/10
30. Western SARE Grants Farmer/Rancher, Professional, Research to Grassroots: Nov. 2, 4, 11, 18
31. Urth Agriculture seeking Field Technician, Monterey CA and India
32. Organic Vegetable Production Manager, Central Coast CA
33. CCOF Organic Inspector and Food Safety Inspector positions available
34. UCCE Youth, Families & Communities Academic Coordinator position, SLO & SB Counties

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