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Celebrate Food Day

October 19, 2012

In recognition of Food Day, more than 2,000 events are being hosted across the nation today to inspire Americans to take part in a more sustainable food system by eating healthier; expanding access to food; eating food produced in ways that improve our land, air and water, and more.

ASI is among those sponsoring student-organized Food Day activities at UC Davis today.

Try freshly harvested Student Farm produce prepared by UC Davis Dining Commons:

Noon-2 p.m. Silo Patio

6-8 p.m. Cuarto Dining Commons

6-8 p.m. Tercero Dining Commons

Connect With Us!

October 19, 2011

ASI is all over the Web with Facebook, Twitter and more!

The Agricultural Sustainability Institute wants to connect with users, students, policy-makers and stakeholders in every way possible.

Over the next few weeks, we'll let you know about feeds on YouTube, Flickr and more.

For now, make sure to become a fan of our page on Facebook:

http://facebook.com/sustainableagriculture

or on Twitter:

2010 Sustainable Agriculture And Food Systems Competitive Grants Program

November 19, 2010

UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP, part of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis) is pleased to announce the release of the Request for Proposals for the 2010 Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Competitive Grants Program. 

Total available funding is $200,000 divided among four types of projects: planning grants, education & outreach grants, research grants, and graduate student research grants. UC SAREP will consider proposals in the following three Priority Areas:

Feenstra to Speak at Local Food Workshop

October 19, 2010

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.”

Dr Ryan Galt Wins Outstanding Mentor Award

October 19, 2010

Dr. Ryan Galt won the Outstanding Mentor Award from the Consortium for Women and Research at UC Davis.  This award is meant to honor Academic Senate and Academic Federation members for mentoring post-docs, graduate students and/or undergraduates in research, professional development.