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Food & Agribusiness Institute: Leaders for a Better Future

Posted on Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014
From Ghana to Burma and now Cuba, the Food and Agribusiness Institute takes students around the world to explore and experience challenges and solutions in the modern farming industry. Read More »
Lisa McMonagle speaking at FAI Conference

Lisa McMonagle: Personal Commitment to Food Justice

Posted on Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014
Some may say she’s passionate, others may say she’s over involved, but if one thing is for sure, Lisa McMonagle demonstrates commitment and drive for sustainable and just food. Read More »
Relay for Life, American Caner Society.

News and Events

Posted on Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014
Grad Pledge Sign-Ups
Donate/ Sponsor: Relay for Life
GREEN Club's Earth Day Fair
Spring Gardening Workshop and Plant Sale
Going Native Garden Tour
Guadalupe River Park Conservancy's "Starting From Seed"
FAI & CLASP Drought Series
Bike and Gear Basics with Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition
Forge Garden Showcase Read More »
BUG kids from archives

Did You Know?

Posted on Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014
Learn more about Bronco Urban Gardens (BUG), a holistic program that provides food education services for San José youth. Read More »
Farmworker Collage. Photo Courtesy of Jacob Anikulapo, Flickr via

Take Action

Posted on Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014
Tips to lessen your food waste and how to be an informed eater.
REDUCE: Smaller portion sizes = better for everyone
REUSE: What’s really the best to-go ware?
RECYCLE: Composting food scraps
RESPECT: Your meal’s lifecycle - from farm-to-fork.
Read More »
ENVS196 Practicum, first day

Fresh from the Forge Garden

Posted on Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014
The Forge Garden has served as an outdoor classroom and living laboratory for academic courses across the curriculum. Now, it is the home of its own class this quarter! Read More »
Drought. Photo courtesy of (laparedesf) Stock.XCHNG.

Drought: The Call to Conserve Water

Posted on Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014
The state of California is currently seeing the worst drought in modern history. Learn more about the drought and SCU’s plan on water conservation. Read More »
Gary Vargas, action shot.

Gary Vargas, Facilities: Water-Saving Strategist

Posted on Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014
Gary Vargas, Grounds Maintenance Supervisor in Facilities, plays an essential role in conserving water on campus, especially with landscaping. Read More »
Hand in the fountain. Photo courtesy of (saavem) Stock Exchange.

News and Events

Posted on Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014
Water-wise Gardening Workshops
"Sip. Do Not Gulp" exhibit
Adapting to Climate Change: Palo Alto speaker event
Environmental Justice Speaker Series: "The Future of Water" Read More »
Photo courtesy of (leovdworp) Stock Exchange.

Did You Know?

Posted on Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014
Tap water is better than bottled water for monetary, environmental, and social reasons. Learn more and support the student-led campaign on campus in promoting tap water over bottled water. Read More »