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2010 Sustainable Agriculture And Food Systems Competitive Grants Program

November 19, 2010

UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP, part of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis) is pleased to announce the release of the Request for Proposals for the 2010 Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Competitive Grants Program. 

Total available funding is $200,000 divided among four types of projects: planning grants, education & outreach grants, research grants, and graduate student research grants. UC SAREP will consider proposals in the following three Priority Areas:

Feenstra to Speak at Local Food Workshop

October 19, 2010

ASI's Gail Feenstra will speak at a local food workshop in Lake County on Thursday, October 21.

Her presentation on “Farm-to-School from the Ground Up: What Works and How to Get There,” will identify elements, practices and policies that are working in urban and rural schools throughout the state, including procurement models and lessons from inside the kitchen, such as “Cooking from Scratch Boot Camps.”

ASI Holds Nitrogen Scenarios Meeting

October 19, 2010

How will we manage nitrogen in California agriculture over the next 20 years?

This afternoon and all day Thursday, 30 leaders in agriculture from around the state will gather in conjunction with staff from the Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis to discuss this question in a scenarios exercise.

ASI Director Tom Tomich to Speak About Linking Science With Action

September 29, 2010

Come see ASI director Tom Tomich speak on Weds., September 29, about "Linking Science with Action: Insights from Sustainability Science," as part of the UC Davis Graduate Group in Geography fall quarter speaker series.

Date: September 29, 2010
Time: 4:10 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Wellman 00115
UC Davis Campus

This talk is part of the UC Davis Graduate Group in Geography's Fall Quarter speaker series titled "Geography of Sustainability: Science and Practice."