Our Mission

The Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis is a group of researchers, educators, and agricultural extension professionals working to answer big questions on how to make agriculture and food systems more sustainable - in California and beyond.

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News

Yisrael Family Urban Farm partners with UC ANR to teach urban agriculture skills

May 08, 2018 A number of cities in California have recently updated municipal policies to facilitate urban agriculture, due to strong community interest. A team of UC Cooperative Extension farm advisers, specialists and others, including UC SAREP, are working with local partners in four California urban regions, offering a series of workshops to help urban farmers address challenges they face in zoning, soil, water access, and profitability.

The role of Universities in assessing and ending structural racism in the food system

Apr 17, 2018 The Inter-institutional Network for Food, Agriculture and Sustainability (INFAS) is a national network of university and college educators, researchers, and activists, representing 25 institutions and spanning 20 states, who collaborate in analysis, synthesis, and problem-solving with practitioners to increase U.S. food-system resilience; to illuminate critical trends and common stewardship of public goods essential for food systems, such as water, biodiversity, ecosystem services, and public institutions; and to reduce inequity and vulnerability in the U.S. food system.

Students are Leading the Master Vision Plan for ASI’s Sustainable Living and Learning Communities

Apr 02, 2018 The western region of the UC Davis campus is home to the Student Farm, cooperative student housing, a community garden, and more. Students, staff, and faculty are working together to envision how these spaces on campus can transform into a collaborative whole, providing students with a place to actively experiment with farming and the built environment to look for integrated solution to living sustainably with limited resources.

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Annual Russell Ranch Field Day Jun 11, 2018 08:00 AM - 01:30 PM — Russell Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Facility

Increasing Farm Resilience Through Healthy Soils and Water Management

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