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 March 2022


For links to upcoming events and opportunities in sustainable agriculture, please see below:

Upcoming Events

Cal Poly 
1. CAFES Open House: 4/9 
2. Summer Study Abroad Programs in Agriculture:
        Agriculture and Conservation, Costa Rica    /   Agribusiness, Mexico

San Luis Obispo County
3. Labor Constraints and Solutions Tailgate, Vineyard Team, Santa Maria: 3/18 
4. Healthy Soils Field Tour at Avila Valley Barn, San Luis Obispo: 3/31
5. Hospice du Rhône, Paso Robles: 4/21-23

Virtual & Hybrid
6. Informational session on the California Habitat Kit Program for pollinators and monarchs: 3/7
7. UC Organic Agriculture Seminar Series for Growers: Mycorrhizal Fungi: 3/8 
8. Natural Products Expo West: 3/8-12 
9. EcoFarm Conference: 3/9-3/18 
10. Organic Seedling Production Short Course, UC Santa Cruz: apply by 3/11
11. The Future of Food at SXSW, FoodTank: 3/11

12. NCAT Soil Health Innovations Conference: Soil for Water: 3/15-16 
13. Effective Cover Cropping: Maximizing Benefits, Minimizing Risks webinar: 3/16 

14. ASA Carbon Markets Webinar Series: 3/16
15. Climate Resilience from the Ground Up webinar, SusCon: 3/17
16. Conference on Soilborne Plant Pathogens: 3/22-24

17. Bioenergy webinar: TEA/LCA of Biochar Pellet Production from Forest Residues: 3/24 
18. This Way to Sustainability: Elevating the Many Voices of Climate Justice, CSU Chico: 3/24-25
19. Turning Food Waste into a Food Asset webinar, Climate Collaborative: 3/29

20. Employment Opportunities at Cal Poly's Swanton Pacific Ranch, Davenport, CA
21. Taylor Farms Summer Internships: apply by 3/15
22. Summer Internships at CA Strategic Growth Council & Governor’s Office: apply by 3/26 
23. CCOF Future Organic Professionals Scholarships: 4/15 
24. Compost Research College Scholarships: apply by 4/15 
25. CivicSpark Fellowship Applications are Open 
26. Farms for a New Generation Outreach Specialist position, American Farmland Trust 
27. International Agricultural Education Fellows Program, Uganda
28. Farmermaid Flowers (Atascadero/Los Osos, CA) is Hiring!  


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