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

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

by Laura Crothers — last modified May 08, 2018 03:31 PM

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.

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

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

by abwhite — last modified May 01, 2018 11:29 AM

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.

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

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

by abwhite — last modified Apr 02, 2018 04:31 PM

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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Join the Student Farm Flower Bouquet Subscription

Join the Student Farm Flower Bouquet Subscription

by abwhite — last modified Mar 27, 2018 12:00 PM

Students at the Student Farm are learning all about how to grow flowers for market, and are now offering a weekly flower bouquet to you!

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Rachel Surls Receives 2018 Bradford Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

Rachel Surls Receives 2018 Bradford Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

by abwhite — last modified Mar 19, 2018 11:07 AM

We are pleased to announce that Rachel Surls, UC Cooperative Extension Sustainable Food Systems Advisor for Los Angeles County, is this year’s recipient of the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award.

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New Project Seeks to Build on the Benefits of Elderberries

New Project Seeks to Build on the Benefits of Elderberries

by abwhite — last modified Jan 22, 2018 01:28 PM

Can plants typically grown for hedgerows also be a source of income? That's the question guiding a new UC study on the potential for farmers to grow elderberries as a commercial crop.

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 Life Underground: Partnering with Soil Microbial Communities on the Farm

Life Underground: Partnering with Soil Microbial Communities on the Farm

by abwhite — last modified Dec 13, 2017 04:59 PM

Tune in to this on-demand webinar from Kate Scow hosted by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. This webinar focuses on the challenges and benefits of managing soil biology rather than relying only on chemically based systems, along with the key roles that soil microbes play in agroecosystems.

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Building a More Inclusive Campus Food System

Building a More Inclusive Campus Food System

by abwhite — last modified Dec 13, 2017 11:14 AM

Learn about The Community Table Project at the Student Farm, a young effort to address campus food insecurity and start dialogue around the intersections of people, place, and food.

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ASI in California Agriculture Journal

ASI in California Agriculture Journal

by abwhite — last modified Nov 14, 2017 03:32 PM

Read about our work in student experiential learning, helping build market opportunities for small farmers, and long term agricultural research in the current issue of California Agriculture

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