Student Farm

We're hiring the next UC Davis Student Farm Director!

The UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute is looking for the next Director of the Student Farm!

Join our team to lead this student-centered, organic farm that is core to our mission of creating a more sustainable and just agriculture and food system.

Apply here: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04747

Initial review date extended to: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

4th Seeds and Cultures Summit

Saturday April 16, 2022

10 am - 1:00 pm on Zoom/virtual - register below to get the link. UCD viewing location available for people with unstable internet

2:00 - 4:00 pm at UC Davis Student Farm Ecological Garden - located next to the Bowley Plant Sciences Teaching Facility at 1200 Ext Center Dr, Davis. Free parking is located at Parking Lot 30 on the UC Davis campus.

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.