While ASI was at the 2010 Food and Community Conference with over 600 people who work on creating a more sustainable food system, we managed to catch a few of them for brief video interviews about what they do and what was inspiring them. Check it out below:
The California Roundtable on Water and Food Supply released a set of proposed strategic actions to increase water security for California agriculture while maintaining or improving other beneficial uses.
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.
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."
When: Saturday, October 2, 2010, from 4-5 pm Where: Hoes Down Harvest Festival at Full Belly Farm, in Capay Valley (about 45 miles from Davis); meet by the river bank
As the new school year begins we would like to take the opportunity for faculty, students and others associated with sustainable agriculture to meet and get to know each other. Many of us will be attending the Hoes Down Harvest Festival at Full Belly Farm on October 2nd, and this setting will be a great place for such a gathering.
The UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program is collaborating with Verliant Energy Partners to launch a new approach, called solutions centers, to showcase the latest sustainable solutions to critical issues in agricultural and food systems.