Upcoming Events

Events and Activities Supported by Measure 43

Upcoming 2017-2018 Events

Sustainability Tent at the OPERS Fall Festival, Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 3 pm - 6 pm, East Field
This annual resource fair brings together all of UCSC's student organizations and activities for undergrads and grad students to check out. Measure 43 funds the Sustainability Tent, where you can learn about organizations working on all aspects of sustainability. 

Fall Harvest Festival, Sunday, October 1, 2017, 11 am - 5 pm, UCSC Farm
Free for UCSC students! Enjoy live music, food vendors, tours, workshops, and more at the 30-acre organic CASFS/UCSC Farm. 

2017 Fall Quarter Food System Learning Journeys, offered through OPERS
Learn about sourdough bread making, how to make teas and tinctures, local terroir and wine making, and plant-based meal prep! Registration opens on October 3. Click here for more information and to register through OPERS.

Demeter Seed Project Quarterly Seed Exchange
Seed exchanges take place in fall, winter and spring each year at the UCSC Farm. Come connect, learn and trade seeds in community for the seasons ahead! Contact demeterseedlibrary@gmail.com for more information.

2017-2018 Fruit Tree Care and Gardening Classes at the CASFS/UCSC Farm
Thanks to Measure 43 funding, UCSC students can enjoy a special reduced entry fee to a series of gardening classes taking place in 2017-2018. Classes include fruit tree care, garlic growing, garden bed preparation, seed starting, and more. Classes take place throughout the year at the UCSC Farm, the Alan Chadwick Garden, and at local nurseries. See the CASFS calendar for details. Cosponsored by the Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden and CASFS.

UCSC Dining's Farm Fridays
Every week during the academic year, UCSC Dining recognizes and appreciate the local farms and farmers that supply fresh produce to student diners. "Farm Fridays" feature produce from one of the many local farms—including the UCSC Farm—in new menu selections, and a chance to chat with students from UCSC's Farm Systems Working Group, who work throughout the year to educate students about food systems issues. See the UCSC Dining website for additional details and a schedule of upcoming Farm Fridays, along with Healthy Mondays.