Mission  Statement

The Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems is a research, education, and public service program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, dedicated to increasing ecological sustainability and social justice in the food and agriculture system.

The Center operates the 3-acre Alan Chadwick Garden and the 30-acre UCSC Farm, which serve as research, teaching, and training facilities.

Upcoming  Deadlines

Food System Learning Journey sign ups open on October 7. Check out the fall series of learning journeys here.
Sign up for the upcoming Grow Great Garlic workshop, taught by Pete Rasmussen of Sandhills Farms and Orin Martin of the Alan Chadwick Garden. The workshop takes place October 25. See details here.