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 December 2022

Cal Poly Poinsettias

Upcoming Events

Congratulations to the 7 Cal Poly students who have been selected to receive a CFS scholarship to attend the 2023 EcoFarm Conference ! 

Please see below for links to other upcoming events and opportunities in sustainable agriculture:

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1. Poinsettia and Holiday Sale, Poly Plant Shop: 12/3 & 12/10
2. Cal Poly Student-made Cheese Gift Boxes 
3. Cal Poly Meats accepting holiday reservations: through 12/17

4. 2023 Ag Showcase student-run career fair: 1/25-27

San Luis Obispo & Central Coast

5. Sustainable Nutrient Management and Soil Health Field Day, Salinas: 12/9
6. How to Control Ground Squirrels workshop, SLO Farm Bureau: 12/13
7. IPM, Cover Crops and Hedgerows Field Day, UC Hansen REC, Santa Paula: 12/14
8. Regenerative Agriculture Field Day, McGrath Family Farm, Camarillo: 1/12
9. Morro Bay Bird Festival: 1/13-16
10. EcoFarm Conference, Pacific Grove: 1/18-21

11. Nicole Masters Reading the Land Workshop, Paicines Ranch: 1/11-12
12. Compost2023, Ontario CA: 1/24-27

13. Sustainable Foods Summit, San Francisco: 1/25-26 

14. Soil Life in Organic Farming: Role of Soil Organisms in Soil Health and Conservation: 12/5
15. CalCAN Lessons Learned from the Healthy Soils Demonstration Projects webinar: 12/7 
16. Updates from Emerging Regenerative Ag Certifications, Climate Collaborative: 12/14 

17. Beginner Farmer Training Program, Center for Land-Based Learning: apply by 12/15 

18. LEED Green Associate Training (Student Coupon Code ‘green’): 12/17, 1/21 or On-demand
19. Agricultural Stewardship Program Manager position, San Mateo RCD: 12/31
20. UC-SAREP Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Small Grants Program: due 1/10

21. Cal Poly Americorps Fellowship for recent college graduates: apply by 1/13
22. EPA People, Prosperity, and the Planet (P3) Student Design Competition: apply by 2/1

23. Free courses through the USDA Organic Integrity Learning Center


To submit your event or opportunity, please email


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