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  •  Healthy Food Resources Assessment in Santa Clara County

    Kennedy Commons        12pm-1:30pm

    Featuring Dr. Aimee Reedy, Vice President, Health Trust discussing recent research that identifies access barriers and gaps in "healthy food resources," including community gardens, CSAs, Farmer's Markets, and school garden for low-income residents in the county and provides recommendations to eliminate these inequities.

    Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Institute.

    Cosponsored by the Food and Agribusiness Institute.

  •  Harvest Dinner

    The Food and Agribusiness Institute's Annual Harvest Dinner

    Presentation of the Outstanding Achievement Award to
    Peggy McCain

    Saturday, November 6th
    6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    6 p.m. Reception
    7 p.m. Dinner
    Adobe Lodge
    Santa Clara University
    RSVP by Wednesday, October 27th
    Ticket cost is $45 per person

    To Buy Tickets:

    Attendance is by invitation only.  To inquire about being added to the guest list, please contact Jessica Gagnon by email or by phone 408-554-5173.

    In addition to honoring Peggy McCain, this event will be an opportunity to celebrate the growth and achievements of the Food and Agribusiness Institute.  It has been an outstanding year for the Food and Agribusiness Institute.  The Harvest Dinner is your opportunity to hear about many of the highlights.

  •  Follow Your Food: Apples

    Follow Your Food: Apples
    Tuesday, October 19th

    12-1:30 p.m.

    Lunch provided; RSVP required by 10/15

    Featuring a farmer from Gizdich Ranch, one of the local apple suppliers to SCU Dining Services.

    Sponsored jointly by the Food and Agribusiness Institute
    and SCU's Dining Services by Bon Appétit

    Cosponsored by the Environmental Studies Institute, the Office of Sustainability, and the Bronco Urban Gardens Program

    The Follow Your Food Series
    The Follow Your Food Series is jointly sponsored by the Food and Agribusiness Institute and SCU Dining Services by Bon Appétit.  Faculty, staff, and students will enjoy a meal featuring a fresh, seasonal, and local food product while learning more about where that product is locally sourced, how much of it is consumed on campus, and more. 

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