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 October 2021

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Upcoming Events

Hope to see you at the virtual Climate Solutions Now Conference October 2nd-3rd! 

Center for Sustainability
1. Regenerative Agriculture at Climate Solutions Now: 10/2
2. Carbon Farm Planning Virtual Training: 10/13 – 11/10

Cal Poly
3. Climate Solutions Now Conference: 10/2-3

San Luis Obispo & Central Coast
4. Harvest Wine Weekend, Paso Robles: 10/15-17
5. Let’s Talk about Compost and Rangeland, Central Coast Rangeland Coalition, Livermore: 10/21 
6. Golden Oak, Honey and Pumpkin Festival, Paso Robles: 10/23
7. CDFA FREP/WPH Nutrient Management Meeting, San Luis Obispo: 10/27-28
8. Community Olive Crush at Kiler Ridge Farm, Paso Robles: 10/31 & 11/28 
9. Sustainable Ag Expo: Paso Robles 11/4 & King City 11/16  
10. Organic Grower Summit, Monterey: 12/1-2

Virtual & Hybrid
11. UC-SAREP Racial Equity in Extension Series
       Indigenous perspectives and practices: 10/1
Leadership and perspectives of farmers of color in sustainable agriculture: 10/15
12. NRCS Conservation Webinars
       PaddocTrack: Web-based Mobile App for Managed Grazing Systems: 10/7
       Usable Science for Producers: Making Informed Decisions about Soil Carbon and Grazing: 10/25
13. Ecological networks in belowground communities, GSBI: 10/12
14. The Water-Energy Nexus: Driving Equitable Climate Solutions: 10/14
15. Agricultural Solutions to Wildfire Part 1, Grazing, CalCAN: 10/15 
        Featuring Cal Poly professor Dr. Marc Horney
16. Food Safety E-Course, Community Alliance with Family Farmers: starts 10/18
17. EcoFarm Dirt First Webinar: Farm to School Sourcing with Small Farmers: 10/19
18. Quivira Conference Regenerate: Weaving Water, Land, and People: 10/25-29 
19. Verge 2021: The Climate Tech Event: 10/25-28 

20. Western SARE Grants: deadlines Nov. 1, 3, 10, 17, 18
21. Cal Poly Organic Farm Technician job opening


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