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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 »

Take Action

Posted on Wednesday, Mar. 5, 2014
Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect for water conservation.
REDUCE:usage of water when cleaning and gardening
REUSE: graywater for gardens and houseplants
RECYCLE: water conserving behaviors
RESPECT: the interconnectedness of water and food Read More »
Valentine's Day Social

Fresh from the Forge Garden

Posted on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
How much energy goes into producing your food? Learn how to cook "low-carbon" meals during The Forge Garden's Valentine's Day Social. Read More »

Fresh from the Forge Garden

Posted on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013
The Forge Garden is a part of the global urban farming movement. Read More »
Bon Appetit

Did You Know?

Posted on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013
Dining Services by Bon Appétit is committed to socially responsible practices and this summer, was recognized by PETA2.org, a youth animal rights group. Read more about Bon Appétit's support for humane animal-welfare. Read More »
Rose hosts vermicomposting workshop

Get to know your farmer: Rose Madden

Posted on Monday, Sep. 9, 2013
Since Rose Madden became the Forge Organic Garden Manager in November 2012, over 150 events occurred at the Forge--including volunteer workdays, courses using the garden as a living laboratory, department gatherings, and gardening workshops. Get to know Rose Madden, SCU's organic garden manager. Read More »