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  •  Food for Thought: Benefits of Buying Local

    On November 17 at 6 p.m., join us for The Benefits of Buying Local, part of the Food For Thought Speaker Series, in the California Mission Room.

    This event will feature Ariane Michas from Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) discussing CAFF's Buy Fresh, Buy Local campaign.

    Small plate tasting featured farms:
    Happy Boy Farms, Freedom
    Faurot Ranch, Watsonville
    Riverdog Farms, Guinda
    Frog Hollow, Brentwood
    Diestal Ranch, Sonoma
    County Line Harvest, Petaluma

    This is a FREE event, but does require pre-registration. There are only 40 seats available for this holiday edition of the year-long Follow Your Food event series.

    RSVP with the Food and Agribusiness Institute (554-4086) or University Dining Services (551-1830). You can also email your RSVP to or visit the event page at:

    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 Food for Thought Speaker Series
    The Food for Thought Speaker Series is sponsored by the Food and Agribusiness Institute in the Leavey School of Business and features lectures focused on topics related to food, agribusiness, and social and environmental responsibility. The Food for Thought Speaker Series is part of the enrichment opportunities offered to undergraduate students interested in the Food, Hunger, Poverty, Environment Pathway and graduate MBA students interested in the Food and Agribusiness concentration.

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