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December 2018 Announcements

Upcoming Events

World Soil Day is December 5th! For more info on World Soil Day, please go to: www.fao.org/world-soil-day/en/
Upcoming local events and opportunities are below. Season's greetings from Cal Poly!

Center & Cal Poly
1. Cal Poly Healthy Soils Project - Compost Application, J. Lohr Wine Center: 11/29
2. Cal Poly Holiday Poinsettia Sale, Poly Plant Shop: 11/30, 12/1, 12/8
3. Cal Poly Holiday Cheese Packs: order by 12/7
4. Cal Poly Wine Gift Boxes: order by 12/19
5. CalFresh Outreach Team seeking interns: 12/30
6. 33rd Annual CSU Student Research Competition: due 1/18 (for CAFES students)

San Luis Obispo & Region
7. Water and Nitrogen Use Workshop, Castoro Cellars, Templeton: 12/4
8. EcoFarm Conference, Pacific Grove, early reg: 12/9
9. Intensive/ Rotational/ Holistic Grazing on Small Acreage, Castroville: 12/12
10. Organic Grower Summit, Monterey: 12/12-13 
11. French Cuisine Fundraiser Dinner for Project Hope and Fairness: 12/4
12. Agritourism Intensive, Watsonville: 1/10, 2/7 & 3/7 
13. Women in Regenerative Ag Field Day, Paicines Ranch: 1/22

California & the West
14. National Grazing Lands Coalition Conference, Reno NV: 12/2-5
15. Soils Across Latitudes, Int’l Soils Meeting, San Diego: 1/6-9
16. California Climate and Agriculture Summit, Davis, early reg: 1/15
17. Sustainable Foods Summit, SF: 1/16-17
18. Compost2019, Phoenix AZ: 1/28-31 
19. California Bioresources Economy Summit 2019, Berkeley: 1/29-30 
20. Sierra Harvest Sustainable Food and Farm Conference, Grass Valley: 2/7-10
21. Organic Ag Research Forum at Organicology, Portland OR: 2/16
22. California Small Farm Conference, Davis: 2/22-23

Online
23. National Farmers Union, Beginning Farmer and Rancher Online Conference: 12/3-6
24. The Future of Food: Leadership Development for Our Movement: 12/4
25. Grass-fed Dairy: Opportunities/Challenges in this Rapidly Growing Market: 12/12
26. Regenerating the Diversity of Life in Soils - Hope for Farming and Climate: 12/12

Opportunities
27. Cultivating Change grant program for local farmers: 12/15
28. Program Coordinator, Food and Agriculture Program at the 11th Hour Project: 12/21
29. Executive Director Position at National Farm to School Network: 1/6
30. Western SARE Graduate Student Grant deadline: 1/9
31. Full-time Farm Manager Position at Bear Creek Ranch, Los Osos

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Center for Sustainability
College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences
Cal Poly State University
San Luis Obispo, California 93407
(805) 756-5086

cfs@calpoly.edu

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