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 July 2023

Upcoming Events

We hope you are enjoying the fruits (and veggies) of summer!  Please see below for links to upcoming events and opportunities in sustainable agriculture - 

Cal Poly
1. Fuels Treatments Webinar & Field Training, Swanton Pacific Ranch: 7/20 & 7/27
2. Avocado Growers Field Day: 8/2
3. Strawberry Center Field Day: 8/3
4. Grimm Center for Organic Research and Production Field Day: 8/3

San Luis Obispo & Central Coast
5. California Mid-State Fair, Paso Robles: 7/19-30
6. Nonprofit Mondays at SLO Provisions, Slow Money SLO: Mondays in July
7. Rodale California Organic Center Monthly Tour, Camarillo: 7/21
8. SLO Food System Coalition Summer Social, Baywood: 8/7
9. Distillery Trail Weekend, Paso Robles: 8/11-13
10. ACRES-USA 5th Annual Healthy Soil Summit, Seaside: 8/23-24
11. National Heirloom Exposition, Ventura: 9/12-14

California & Nevada
12. California Adaptation Forum 2023, Pomona: 7/31-8/2
13. OFAC Sustainable Pest Management and Production Seminar, Tulare: 8/10
14. CAPCA Annual Conference, Reno, early registration deadline: 8/30
Virtual & Hybrid
15. Sustainable Agronomy Conference: 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2
16. Informational item on Livestock Grazing Management, CA State Water Board: 7/18
17. NRCS Conservation Webinars: Aquaculture, Organic Seed, Pollinators and more
18. Crop-Livestock Integration in Organic Produce Crops, The Organic Center: 7/26
19. How to Build Soil Organic Matter in Organic Grain Systems, Rodale Institute: 8/2


20. Leopold Conservation Awards nominations due: 7/18
21. Western SARE Summit Call for Proposals: 9/1 
22. UC Master Gardeners Program applications due: 9/30
23. Preserve Manager Position - Prescribed Grazing, Lompoc
24. Programs Manager Position, CA Rangeland Trust


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