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  •  The Business of Gourmet Markets

    The Food and Agribusiness Institute will be hosting "The Business of Gourmet Markets" on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013; Draeger's Market will be featured. The local market has four locations in the area and is known for everything from European pastries to wine to cooking classes, all atop of being a succesful grocery store. You won't want to miss out, as a representative from Graeger's Market will be speaking about what it takes to run a business in the world of gourmet markets. We hope to see you there!

    When: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

    Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm

    Where: Lucas Hall, Rm. 126

    There will be free appetizers for those who come!

  •  Burma Immersion Trip Application Process

    We are fast approaching the Burma Immersion Trip application deadline on February 13th. In the case that you weren't able to make the info session or wanted to watch it again, click here to view the recording. There is still time to apply for this great opportunity, so just click here to apply! For any questions and/or concerns feel free to contact FAI at 408-554-5173 or at

  •  Immersion Trip to Burma



    Join the Food & Agribusiness Institute
    Info Session about our Immersion Trip to Burma-Myanmar
     This two-week program will lead you through Burma, and provide an amazing experience you won't forget.
    Space is limited, so be sure to attend the information session for application details.
    Information Sessions: 

    Feb. 5th - 5:30pm, Lucas Hall, Forbes Rm. 126

    Feb. 6th - 5:30pm, Benson Conference Rm. 15 


    Contact for more information


  •  Sustainable Farm Field Trip

    Join the Food and Agribusiness Institute, CLASP, and the Forge Garden for a


    Sustainable Agriculture

    Farm Field Trip!


    Saturday, February 23rd

    8:45am - 4pm


    RSVP @

    We will visit two local farms, Veggielution Community Farm and Full Circle Farm. Both farms are non-profit organizations that focus on sustainable agricultural practices, community engagement, and local food distribution. 


    8:45am - Meet at Mission Church*

     9:30am - Depart SCU to Veggielution*

    10:00am - Veggielution Tour and Farm Activity

    Lunch Break - lunch will be provided! 

    1:00pm - Full Circle Farm Tour and Farm Activity

    3:30 - Depart Full Circle Farm back to SC 

    *We will take a shuttle bus from SCU to both sites. Personal transportation is not an option. 

    * Departure times are exact. Do not be late, we will not wait for you.  

    Please dress warmly, wear appropriate clothing for farm-work, and sun protection. Also, don't forget your reusable water bottle! 


    For more information, please e-mail Rose, at

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