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Deanne Meyer receives Bradford-Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

June 08, 2020
The Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI) at UC Davis is pleased to announce Dr. Deanne Meyer, UC Cooperative Extension livestock waste management specialist, as this year's recipient of the Eric Bradford & Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award. 

 

Meyer is being honored for her leadership in substantially improving the sustainability of California’s dairy industry through her research and outreach.

 

Fall Newsletter: UCD-Chile Student Farm Connections

October 20, 2020

Chile + UC Davis Student Farm Webinar: different settings, corresponding views 

Seminario con Chile y la huerta estudiantil de UC Davis: entornos diferentes, ideas correspondientes (texto en español a continuación)

by Paulina Hernandez (ESM and Spanish '21)

Fall Newsletter: recipe

October 20, 2020

Students with the Student Collaborative Organic Plant Breeding and Education Program (SCOPE) are breeding varieties of peppers, tomatoes, common beans, lima beans, wheat, and zinnia flowers specifically for organic systems. Below is a recipe provided by Saarah Kuzay (Horticulture and Agronomy '22)

Student Collaborative Organic Plant breeding and Education Jalapeño Poppers Recipe

Fall Newsletter: Alumni Profiles

October 20, 2020
Brahms Lewis (Teacher, Anderson New Technology High School)

1. What did you major in and when did you graduate from the UCD and what was your position at the Student Farm? 

I double majored in Anthropology and International Agricultural Development, and I graduated in 2017. When I worked on the farm, I worked in the Market Garden, and, for the last 2.5 years at the Student Farm, I worked as the Order Coordinator, organizing the orders from the Dining Commons on campus. I also oversaw the microgreens when I worked at the farm.

Fall Newsletter: Gardening

October 19, 2020

Aggies Grow Veggies is taking off!

by Stephanie Tsai (Entomology '21) and Borah Lim (International Agricultural Development '21)

So, what is Aggies Grow Veggies? 🍅🥕🥦

Aggies Grow Veggies is a movement to get more students growing their own food! By building deeper roots among our communities, we hope to make gardening more accessible, affordable, and appealing for all UC Davis students. 

Fall Newsletter: What's happening at the farm

October 19, 2020

Transition in the Market Garden: Thanks and Best Wishes to Raoul! Welcome and Best of Luck to Emma

by Carol Hillhouse, Associate Director, Student Farm

 

In August Raoul Adamchak retired after a 26-year-long career at the Student Farm as our Market Garden Coordinator.  With

Summer Newsletter: Alumni Profile

June 26, 2020

Student Farm Alumni Profile

Our Student Farm alumni go on to build careers in a variety of fields. We'll use this newsletter to share what they're up to! Nick Tamayo (History '19) was a volunteer, intern and Lead Student Farmer in the Ecological Garden during his time at UC Davis. 

What are you doing now?

Summer Newsletter: Sustainability

June 12, 2020
Sustainability: Composting

By Talia Soalt, Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology ‘21

Have you ever reached into the deepest, darkest corner of your refrigerator to re-discover that one veggie that got deserted along the way to your dinner last week? I know I’ve been there. The good news is that this abandoned veggie doesn’t have to go to waste. Let’s talk about the application of composting -- a sustainable way to turn what once may have gone in your trash bin into repurposable black gold!

Summer Newsletter: Recipe

June 12, 2020

Michella's Easy Breakfast Scramble Recipe

By Michella Williams, Design, ‘20

Summer Newsletter: Food Resources

June 12, 2020
Low on cash for food?

By Chantal Do, International Agricultural Development ‘22

Summer Newsletter: What's happening at the farm

June 12, 2020
The Student Farm and Covid-19: What's Currently Happening

By Kayden Gleaves, Environmental Science and Management ‘20

When the campus moved into suspended operations due to COVID-19, the Student Farm had to adapt quickly to a Spring Quarter like we’ve never had before. We developed new standard operating procedures and safety measures related to COVID-19 and also posted informational signs at the farm. We moved all of our internships on-line and had to close the farm to in-person internships and volunteers. 

Summer Newsletter: Wellness

June 12, 2020
Student Farm Summer Newsletter: Wellness

By Carlos Wolf, Environmental Science and Management ‘20

With the current COVID-19 pandemic and the stress from everyday working and college life, it is important to remember to take some time out of each and everyday for yourself. Keep reading to see what wellness professional Emilia George and lead student farmer Alany Valle do to maintain their wellness, as well as some helpful suggestions for maintaining your own.