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INC apps for next year are now available in the GBP office. Get one soon as the application deadline is April 21st!
FAI Presents a Drought Series: Save, Don't Squander.
Ecopia Farms: Growing More with Less - April 29 at 5:00 p.m. Lucas Hall, Forbes 126
Ecopia Farms is a local farm researching ultra-low water use methods for agricultural production. The USDA reports that the average head of lettuce requires more than 75 gallons of water to reach harvest. Ecopia Farms uses less than 12 ounces of water per head. This reduces the use of precious water by over 97% compared to conventional farm practices. Ecopia will discuss their research and explain how ultra-low water methods could be one of the answers to decreasing water availability in California and worldwide.
Greater Need, Less Food: The Food Bank Conundrum - May 1st, at 5:00 p.m. Lucas Hall, Forbes 126
California food banks are receiving fewer donations from farmers and seeing increasing prices for produce they buy with donations and grants. Unemployment in the agricultural sector and other industries affected by the drought translates to greater need for unemployed workers and their families. Sue Sigler, the Executive Director of the California Association of Food Banks and Diane Zapata, Senior Manager of Food Resources for Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, will discuss challenges and potential solutions for food banks at the local and state levels.
Used Text Books
Looking to exchange/buy used text books for graduate business classes? Check out the informal student led shared google doc to find out what books are available.
Click here to see it.
GBCM has some great events planned for Winter Quarter 2014. Check them out and register here
Are you an International Student?
Check out events for Winter Quarter 2014 here.