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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 2021

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Upcoming Events

Congratulations to the 6 Cal Poly students who have been selected to receive a CFS scholarship to attend the 2022 EcoFarm Conference ! 

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

Cal Poly
1. Poinsettia and Holiday Sale, Poly Plant Shop
2. Cal Poly Student-made Cheese Gift Boxes and Holiday Wine Sets
3. Cal Poly Meats accepting holiday reservations

4. 2022 Ag Showcase student-run career fair: 1/13-14

San Luis Obispo & Central Coast
5. Central Coast Bioneers Conference registration opens: 12/15
6. Vineyard Team Tailgate - Salinity 101 at Chamisal Vineyards: 1/14
     Featuring Cal Poly Professor Dr. Charlotte Decock
7. Rooted in Resilience: EcoFarm Conference, Pacific Grove: Virtual TBA
8. California Naturalists Coastal Intensive, Cambria: 1/30-2/6 

Virtual & Hybrid
9. Latino Farmers Conference: 12/8, 1/12, 2/9 
10. FSMA Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), California webinar: 12/15
11. Sustainable Foods Summit: 1/24-27 
12. College Conference on Cooperatives, National Farmers Union: 2/18
13. USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum: New Paths to Sustainability and Productivity: 2/24-25 
14. 34th Annual California Small Farm Conference: 2/27-3/3 

15. CalRecycle Edible Food Recovery Grant Program: 12/16
16. CDFA Healthy Soils Program accepting applications: 12/31 Demonstration & 2/25 Incentives
17. CDFA State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) applications: thru 1/18
18. UC Climate Stewards Course: starts 1/26
19. Soil to Table Certification Program, Tres Estrellas Organic Farm & Garden, Tecate Mexico: 2/12-3/12 
20. Western SARE Graduate Student Research and Education grant deadline: 2/22


To submit your event or opportunity, please email


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