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. 

Sense of Belonging at the Student Farm

January 28, 2019
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.

Student Farm Promotes Experiential Learning through SCOPE

October 02, 2018

The Student Collaborative Organic Plant Breeding Education (SCOPE) project is a student-led collaborative of faculty and student plant breeders working with local organic growers on improving crop varieties for organic farming systems in Northern California, with the possibility of future expansion to other regions. Using traditional, field-based plant breeding methods, new varieties of heirloom-like tomatoes, jalapeño peppers, bell peppers, pest resistant common bean, and lima bean are being developed on certified organic land at The Student Farm at UC Davis.

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

April 02, 2018

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.

By Carol Hillhouse

Building a More Inclusive Campus Food System

December 13, 2017

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.

Student Farm at UC Davis hires Katharina Ullmann as new Director

August 30, 2017

The Student Farm at UC Davis is excited to welcome Katharina Ullmann as the new Student Farm Director. Ullmann’s rich 13-year background in sustainable agriculture research and experiential education will provide excellent leadership for the farm’s 20 acres of organic vegetable, fruit, and flower production, its campus food security efforts, and its diverse learning opportunities.

The Student Farm’s Raoul Adamchak is One of a Kind

January 21, 2016

Raoul Adamchak, the Market Garden Coordinator at the Student Farm was recently featured in UC Davis’ One Campaign, showcasing some of the best and brightest in the UC Davis community. Learn why Raoul is among them, and why he’s so passionate about agriculture