Student Farm

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.

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: 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. 

Fall Newsletter: What's happening at the farm

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

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

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: What's happening at the farm

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

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. 

Sense of Belonging at the Student Farm

With UC Davis recent designation as Hispanic Serving Institution, the Student Farm hopes to continue these collaborations with the Chicanx Studies department. The Student Farm and the CHI department see great potential in increasing this impact through further utilization of the farm space, primarily through the development of interdisciplinary and culturally relevant STEM focused courses. As the HSI process develops at UC Davis, the Student Farm and Dr.