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 November 2022

cambria treesUpcoming Events & Opportunities

Please see below for links to lots of great events and opportunities! 

Cal Poly
1. Cal Poly Fuels Management Training Program: CalVTP Question & Answer webinar: 11/9
2. Poly Plant Shop Poinsettia Sale starts: 12/3

3. Cal Poly Student-made Cheese Gift Boxes and Holiday Wine Sets

San Luis Obispo & Central Coast
4. SEE-AG Ventura County Farm Day: 11/5 
5. SLO CAL Destination Summit: 11/10
            Featuring Cal Poly EIM faculty Jerusha Greenwood
6. Sustainable Ag Expo, San Luis Obispo: 11/14-16
            Featuring Cal Poly NRES/WVIT faculty Nicholas Babin and Shunping Ding

7. SLO Food System Coalition: Food System Profitability, Challenges and Opportunities: 11/15 
8. Groundwater Enhancement Project public meeting, City of SLO: 11/16
9. Holistic Management Workshop, Cuesta College: 11/18-19
            Featuring Cal Poly Holistic Management Certified Educator Rob Rutherford

10. Organic Grower Summit, Monterey: 11/30-12/1 
11. EcoFarm Conference, Pacific Grove: 1/18-21 

/ Nevada / Arizona
12. California Climate and Agriculture Network (CalCAN) Summit, Davis: 11/13-14
13. Sustainable Agriculture Summit, Glendale AZ: 11/16-17
14. Latino Farmer Conference, Escondido: 11/17-18
15. Intertribal Agriculture Council Annual Conference, Las Vegas NV: 12/6-8
16. Sustainable Foods Summit, San Francisco: 1/25-26 

Virtual & Hybrid
17. eOrganic Nurturing City Soils for Healthy Organic Farms webinars: 11/2, 11/9, 11/16
18. Quivira Regenerate Conference, Denver CO: 11/2-4 
19. 2022 Bioresources Alliance Symposium: 11/9-10 
            Featuring Cal Poly AGB faculty Michael McCullough
20. Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training: 11/15-16  (Register by 11/4)
21. Organic Fertilizer Assoc. of California (OFAC) webinar: 12/1

22. CDFA State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) applications due: 11/8
23. CDFA Biologically Integrated Farming Systems (BIFS) Program applications due: 11/11
24. CDFA Pollinator Habitat Program applications due: 11/23 

25. Upcycled Food Foundation Research Fellowship apply by: 11/27  
26. Western SARE Graduate Student Research and Education grants due: 12/6
27. UC-SAREP Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Small Grants Program: due 1/10 
28. Career Opportunities at the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County


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