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 2021


*Special Event*
Thanks to the California Avocado Society and the CDFA Healthy Soils Program, we will be hosting a Virtual Avocado Field Day on Wednesday, April 14! 
For information and to register, please CLICK HERE   

For links to more upcoming events and opportunities, please see below:

Upcoming Events

Cal Poly & Cal State Universities
1. Virtual Avocado Field Day at Cal Poly: Zooming to Healthier Trees and Soils: 4/14
2. Taiwan Virtual Summer Program in Sustainability
3. This Way to Sustainability Conference, CSU Chico: 3/25-26

San Luis Obispo & Monterey Counties
4. SLO Permaculture Work Days at City Farm: Sundays
5. Fire Preparedness Practices and Restoration on Rangelands, Big Sur Land Trust: 3/19 
6. Springtime on the Carrizo Plain, Cuesta College: 3/20 
7. Striking Succulents: Landscape Design at SLO Botanical Garden: 3/20
8. SLO Farm Trail Pop-up Market: 3/27
9. California Beaver Summit, SLO Beaver Brigade: 4/7 & 4/9

More Online
10. UC Practical Training on Nitrogen Management in Organic Annual Crops: 3/2, 3/9, 3/16
11. UC Organic Agriculture Seminar Series: 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23
12. 2021 Citrus Showcase: 3/4
13. NCAT Soil Innovations Conference: 3/8-9   
14. All Things Avian Virtual Field Day at Medlock Ames Vineyard, Wild Farm Alliance: 3/10
15. Soil Health Symposium, North Coast Soil Hub: 3/11-12
16. Beneficial Invertebrates in Our Soil: 3/17
17. Forest Management and Biochar: Building Resilient Ecosystems: 3/18
18. USDA Wild Caught Fish Town Hall: 3/18 
19. Salinas Valley Ag Tech Summit, Hartnell College: 3/18-19
20. FSMA Food Safety Updates for Produce Growers: 3/23 
21. What happens to soil properties when you add compost or cover crop?: 3/24
22. Wetlands and Pollinators: How Water Quality Practices Can Benefit Pollinators: 3/31


23. Civic Spark Fellow Applications: open 3/1
24. USDA-NRCS Team Forester position: apply thru 3/15
25. Taylor Farms Summer Internships: due 3/15
26. 11th Hour Food and Farming Journalism Scholarship: 3/15  
27. EPA Summer Internship in Sustainable Waste Management: due 3/27
28. GrizzlyCorps Fellows Program priority applications close: 3/31
29. Summer Internships at Powerhouse Clean Energy: apply thru 4/4 
30. Compost Research College Scholarships: 4/16
31. California Ag Leadership Program phase 1 applications due: 4/26
32. Senior Policy Associate position at the Organic Farming Research Foundation
33. Climate Beneficial Technician position at Fibershed

34. Farm management internship position at Templeton Valley Farms

       For inquiries, please email 

35. Farm management internship position at Windrose Farm, Paso Robles 
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to

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