Upcoming Events

Events and Activities Supported by Measure 43

Upcoming 2019-2020 Events

Deadline to submit Measure 43 grant proposals, Friday, December 13, 2019
The Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) at UC Santa Cruz is soliciting grant applications from UCSC undergraduate students for fiscal year 2019/2020 education and research projects.

Sustainability Tent at the OPERS Cornucopia (formerly OPERS Fest), Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 4 pm - 7 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, September 29, 2019, 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. 

2020 Food System Learning Journeys, offered through the Athletics and Recreations Department
The Slugs in the Kitchen classes and other activities are underway! Check the Recreation page for details.

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.

2019-2020 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 2019-2020. Classes take place throughout the year at the UCSC Farm, the Alan Chadwick Garden, the Cowell Ranch Hay Barn, and at local nurseries. The class schedule will be posted in late 2019. 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.