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  •  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

  •  The Haiti Paradox


     The Haiti Paradox

    Please join the Food and Agribusiness and co-sponsor Environmental Studies and Sciences, in welcoming:

     Starry Sprenkle, PhD candidate in Ecology at UC Davis

    Starry will present a virtual tour of Haiti, including a short history, and address issues including the linkages between Haiti's deforestation and reforestation, urbanization and development, and local production, consumption, and food aid.

    Thursday, January 10th

    12:00 – 1:15pm

    Lucas Hall, Rm. 106


    This is a FREE event &

    Lunch will be provided!

    RSVP for this event! 


  •  The Business of Smoothies

    The Business of Smoothies

    Monday, November 12th

    Presentation: 5PM

    Location: Lucas Hall, Rm. 126 (Forbes Conference Room)

    Cost: FREE!


    Please join the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) and the Food and Agribusiness Institute (FAI) in welcoming Jamba Juice Chief Operating Officer Bruce Schroder.

    Register online at:



  •  MBA FAI Financial Aid Application

    Just a reminder for all those interested in applying or re-applying for financial aid from the Institute for the 2012-2013 school year:

    -Application Deadline: Anytime throughout the upcoming academic year

    -Re-application Deadline: June 30, 2012 (you may submit later, however it will no longer be given priority)

    Click HERE to view the application.

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