2019 Events and Workshops


    September 2019

  • Fridays, 12 noon-6 pm, corner of Bay & High Streets: Farm & Garden Market Cart
    Get fresh, organic produce and flowers grown at the UCSC Farm & Garden and support the CASFS organic farmer and gardener training program. The Market Cart accepts EBT, cash, and checks. The Market Cart is openly weekly on Fridays from 12–6 pm through October. 

    Sunday, September 1, 2 - 3:30 pm, Hay Barn/UCSC Farm: Docent-Led Farm Tour  
    Enhance your Labor Day weekend with a free, docent-led tour of the beautiful 30-acre UCSC Farm. Learn about the education, research, and outreach work taking place through the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems. No reservations necessary. Meet at the Hay Barn on campus for the short walk to the Farm. Free parking available at the Hay Barn. See the details here, including directions to the Hay Barn.

    Sunday, September 8, 9:30 am - 12 pm, UCSC Farm: Garden Herbalism for Digestive and Respiratory Health
    Gardens and landscapes possess great potential to nourish, strengthen, and treat the tissues of the respiratory and digestive systems. This class will discuss herbal actions helpful for these tissues and meet/taste the herbs that have them.  We will also discuss how to prepare and administer herbs from the garden for self care and treatment of common maladies of these organ systems. This class is suitable for beginners as well as those more familiar with the use of herbal therapies. Please pre-register using this link.

    Saturday, September 14, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm, UCSC Farm: An Introduction to Seed Saving
    In this workshop led by Kellee Matsushita of the UCSC Farm & Garden, we will explore foundational concepts of seed saving: which crops to choose, how to crop plan for seed production, and discuss how botany impacts mating systems for various crops/species. We may be able to clean and process a few seed crops (weather dependent ). We will also discuss how we can participate in the reformation of local seed sheds. Please pre-register using this link.

    Sunday, September 15, 4 - 6 pm, Hay Barn: Orin Martin's book launch party!
    Join us for a free celebration of Chadwick Garden manager Orin Martin's new book, Fruit Trees for Every Garden, published by 10 Speed Press/Penguin Random House and now available for pre-order. See the details here.

    Wednesday, September 18, 1 - 4 pm, Hay Barn and UCSC Farm: Organic Seedling Production Field Day
    Join Christof Bernau and Kellee Matsushita-Tseng of the UCSC Farm for a field day on organic seedling production. This session is for small- to mid-sized growers who produce or want to produce their own seedlings, and will cover the fundamentals of greenhouse design and siting and system efficiencies including soils, sowing, and irrigation strategies. Meet at the Hay Barn. Please RSVP using this link.

    Sunday, September 29, 11 am - 5 pm, UCSC Farm: Fall Harvest Festival
    Save the date! Join us for our annual celebration of the fall harvest, featuring live music, kids' activities, workshops, tours, and great food. Details to come!


  • October 2019

  • Fridays, 12 noon-6 pm, corner of Bay & High Streets: Farm & Garden Market Cart
    Get fresh, organic produce and flowers grown at the UCSC Farm & Garden and support the CASFS organic farmer and gardener training program. The Market Cart accepts EBT, cash, and checks. The Market Cart is openly weekly on Fridays from 12–6 pm through October. 

    Sunday, October 6, 2 - 3:30 pm, Hay Barn/UCSC Farm: Docent-Led Farm Tour  
    Take a free, docent-led tour of the beautiful 30-acre UCSC Farm. Learn about the education, research, and outreach work taking place through the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems. No reservations necessary. Meet at the Hay Barn on campus for the short walk to the Farm. Free parking available at the Hay Barn. See the details here, including directions to the Hay Barn.

    Saturday, October 19, College 9 & 10 Multipurpose Room: 17th Annual Practical Activism Conference
    The Practical Activism Conference is coordinated and led by students from College Nine, College Ten, and Oakes College. The conference aims to further local and global change in our community by representing diverse perspectives on a variety of social justice issues and providing hands on tools to make practical change. Our burning issue this year is Indigenous Human Rights Violations. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about this topic and several others from workshops, keynote speakers, on and off campus organizations, and hands-on activities focused on activism. For more information about the conference, visit practicalactivism.ucsc.edu.


  • November 2019

  • Sunday, November 3, 2 - 3:30 pm, Hay Barn/UCSC Farm: Docent-Led Farm Tour  
    Enjoy the final free, docent-led tour of the beautiful 30-acre UCSC Farm for the 2019 season. Learn about the education, research, and outreach work taking place through the Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems. No reservations necessary. Meet at the Hay Barn on campus for the short walk to the Farm. Free parking available at the Hay Barn. See the details here, including directions to the Hay Barn.

     

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