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Feenstra to Speak at Local Food Workshop

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

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

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."

ASI Social at Hoes Down Festival

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.

Speaker to talk about Nitrogen

Steven Hamburg, chief scientist for the Environmental Defense Fund, will speak at the King Lounge at Memorial Union on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

The talk, "A National Nitrogen Imperative: An Advocacy Perspective," will be from 12:10-1 p.m.