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 2022

Upcoming Events

Please see below for links to upcoming events and opportunities. 

Cal Poly
1. Cal Poly Meats, open Thurs/Fri/Saturdays
2. Poly Plant Shop, open Saturdays

San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Monterey Counties
3. SLO Food System Coalition Summer Social, Paso Robles: 8/13
4. SLO City Community Climate Party: 8/13
5. Vineyard Team Sustainability in Action, Riverbench Vineyard, Santa Maria: 8/17
6. Avocado Care and Pest Updates for Citrus and Fig Trees, UC Master Gardeners: 8/20
7. E.coli 0157: How does it spread, and can it be prevented? Salinas or Zoom: 8/23
8. Land Use, Pasture, Holistic Management Workshops, Cuesta College: 9/10, 10/8, 11/18-19
9. Santa Barbara County Farm Day: 9/17
10. Dutch Oven Cooking Classes, Cuesta College: 10/8, 11/19
11. California Oak Symposium, San Luis Obispo: 10/31-11/3

12. ACRES Healthy Soil Summit, Sacramento: 8/2-3
13. CAPCA Annual Conference, Anaheim, early registration deadline: 8/30

14. Sustainable Agronomy Conference: 8/2, 8/9
15. Soil Health Institute Annual Meeting: Scaling Up Soil Health: 8/11-12
16. Contract Grazing Principles webinar, UC-SAREP: 8/16 
17. The importance of woody biochar for continued ecosystems services: 8/25
18. Organic Agriculture as a Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy webinar: 9/6

19. CAFF Family Farmer Emergency Fund apply by: 8/15 
20. Seeds for Bees applications due: 8/31

21. CA Climate & Ag Network (CalCAN) Poster Presentation Proposals due: 9/16
22. Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) Grants are Open
23. Volunteer Internships at One Cool Earth
24. Orchard Manager position at Apricot Lane Farms (a.k.a The Biggest Little Farm)

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