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Deanne Meyer receives Bradford-Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award

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.

 

The Student Farm is hiring!

Come join the Student Farm team! We're hiring positions in the Ecological Garden, with the Flower Project, in the Market Garden, and with Fresh Focus!

Apply to one or more positions by Wed, April 28 11:59pm using this link: https://forms.gle/CXXWum5LMSGztjLy6 The Eco Garden and Flower Project positions are in the first section of the form, the Fresh Focus positions are in the second section of the form, and the Market Garden positions are in the third and last section of the form.

Student Farm hiring Ecological Garden Manager and Educator

The UC Davis Student Farm is hiring an Ecological Garden Manager and Educator!

If you are passionate about agroecology, flowers and experiential learning please apply! This is an Academic Coordinator position, so requires a Master’s degree. This is a 75% time position. Please submit applications by Feb 7, 2021. See the full position description below. Here is the direct link to apply: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03916

Fall Newsletter: UCD-Chile Student Farm Connections

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

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

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

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.