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 September 2021

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Upcoming Events

We are looking forward to an exciting day of Regenerative Agriculture Sessions
as part of the Cal Poly Climate Solutions Now Conference! 
SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, October 2nd!!

Center for Sustainability
1. Regenerative Agriculture Sessions at Climate Solutions Now: 10/2

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

San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties
3. EcoSLO Creeks to Coast Cleanup: 9/16-30 
4. Santa Barbara County Farm Day: 9/18 
5. Eco Hero Award with Mycologist Paul Stamets, SB Permaculture Network: 10/2
6. CDFA FREP/WPH Nutrient Management Meeting, San Luis Obispo: 10/27-28

7. Dirt First! Webinars: Incorporating Justice and Equity in Farm-to-Institution Sourcing: 9/7
                                        Planting Pesticide-Free Meadows in the Sky for Birds and Bees: 9/21  
8. Climate Change-Induced Wildfire Effects on Soil Biodiversity, GSBI: 9/14
9. FSMA 101 for Organic Processors Webinar Series: begins 9/15
10. Cover Crops in Furrows: Benefits and How To’s webinar: 9/16 
11. Western SARE Grant Writing Webinars: 9/20 & 23
12. How the Food Industry is Tackling Food Waste: 9/21
13. A Path Forward: Understanding and Restoring Degraded Forests: 9/22
14. Water in a Warming World - Preparing for Our Water Future, SusCon: 9/23
15. California Agriculture in the Classroom Conference: 9/24-25

16. Organic Farm Technician position at Cal Poly
17. Apricot Lane Farms is hiring! Moorpark, CA
18. Careers at UC-SAREP (UC Sustainable Ag Research and Ed Program): 9/15 
19. Small Farms Cooperative Extension Advisor position, SLO/SB Counties: 9/26
20. Request for Proposals for the 2022 CA Small Farm Conference: 10/1 
Tres Estrellas Ecological Farming/Cooking Certification Program, Baja: 10/9-11/6
22. Conservation Land Steward position, CA Rangeland Trust, SLO/SB Counties
23. USDA Western SARE Grants: deadlines in November


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