Upcoming food events on campus

<< March 2017 >>

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Migrant Labor and Global Health Conference

Conference/Symposium | March 2 – 3, 2017 every day |  Conference Center, UC Davis

 Migration and Health Research Center (MAHRC)

The MLGH Conference brings together a multidisciplinary group of scholars and scientists for two exciting days of exploration and debate on the interrelated issues of labor migration, occupational health, and economics.

International migration is a phenomenon that involves 244 million people worldwide, most of whom move in search of work and wellbeing. Migration is projected to increase in the...   More >

Food Stamped Movie Screening

Film - Documentary | March 2 | 6-8:30 p.m. | 101 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Yoav Potash, Filmmaker

 Sophia Lorenzi, Program Manager, Real Food Real Stories

 Berkeley Food Institute

Join us for the screening of the film documentary "Food Stamped" with a presentation by Real Food Real Stories! This is the program of the event:
- 6:00-6:20 PM: Food prepared by FEED officers will be provided
- 6:20-6:30 PM: Presentation by Real Food Real Stories
- 6:30-7:40 PM: Viewing of "Food Stamped" Documentary film
- 7:40-8:30 PM: Q&A with the filmmaker Yoav Potash!

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Migrant Labor and Global Health Conference

Conference/Symposium | March 2 – 3, 2017 every day |  Conference Center, UC Davis

 Migration and Health Research Center (MAHRC)

The MLGH Conference brings together a multidisciplinary group of scholars and scientists for two exciting days of exploration and debate on the interrelated issues of labor migration, occupational health, and economics.

International migration is a phenomenon that involves 244 million people worldwide, most of whom move in search of work and wellbeing. Migration is projected to increase in the...   More >

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Live/stock: A short tour of capitalist animal production, the pathogens it industrializes, and alternate agricultures

Colloquium | March 8 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 575 McCone Hall

 Professor Robert Wallace, University of Minnesota

 Department of Geography

Friday, March 10, 2017

ARE Seminar: piggy-back exporting, intermediation, trade in agricultural markets

Seminar | March 10 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | 201 Giannini Hall

 Swati Dhingra, London School of Economics

 College of Natural Resources

Dr. Swati Dhingra from the London School of Economics discusses topics in international economics.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Cultural Foods Case Competition

Special Event | March 12 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)

 Berkeley Food Institute

FEED, KABIRA, & FoodInno are collaborating with Oakland Bloom to host the first Cultural Food Case Competition at UC Berkeley!

Required RSVP Here:
The first 30 to RSVP will be registered; the rest will be waitlisted
(https://goo.gl/forms/e9bOtOjOfDarm3DG3)

 

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Diversified Farming Systems Roundtable with Amélie Gaudin

Lecture | March 13 | 4-5 p.m. | 112 Hilgard Hall

 Berkeley Food Institute, Center for Diversified Farming Systems

We will highlight some of the underlying biophysical mechanisms and propose approaches for agroecosystems researchers to monitor and assess resilience that consider the unique characteristics and goals of intensive agricultural systems.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Environmental and Sustainability Career Series

Panel Discussion | March 15 | 12-1 p.m. | Career Center (2440 Bancroft Way), Blue Room

 Student Environmental Resource Center, Career Center, College of Natural Resources

Take a break for lunch and learn more about employers and organizations in the environment and sustainability fields. This program is a partnership between the Career Center, the College of Natural Resources and the Student Environmental Resource Center (SERC). The Alum/Employer for this session is still TBA.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

UC Berkeley Student Harvest Day

Social Event | March 19 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. |  UC Gill Tract Community Farm

  San Pablo and Marin, Albany, CA 94706

 Sophie Loeb

 Berkeley Food Institute

Please join us at the UC Gill Tract Community farm for harvest day this Sunday. The day's activities include harvesting, lunch, and a talk on the history of the farm.

Monday, March 20, 2017

ESPM Society and Environment Monday Brown Bag Talk Series - Seth Holmes

Seminar | March 20 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 133 Giannini Hall

 Seth Holmes MD, Ph.D., Associate Professor

 Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM)

Seth Holmes MD, Ph.D. author of "Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States" speaking on "Transitional Agro-Food System and Health: Confronting Inequalities in the Social and Natural Environment"

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement: Barbara Weinstock Lectures on the Morals of Trade by Marion Nestle

Lecture | March 21 | 4:10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Dr. Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University

 Graduate Division, Berkeley Food Institute

Marion Nestle will present the Weinstock lecture on March 21, 2017. Her lecture is titled "Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Marion Nestle

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Indigenous Mexican Farmworker Youth: Research in Development

Seminar | March 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 2521 Channing Way (Inst. for Res. on Labor & Employment), IRLE Director's Room

 Seth Holmes, Professor of Medical Anthropology and Public Health, UC Berkeley

 Institute of Research on Labor & Employment

Dr. Holmes will present new research in development on indigenous Mexican farmworker youth in California, Washington State, and the mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico. This mixed-method qualitative research will explore hierarchies of race, class, gender, and language, as well as sources of strength and resilience among Triqui and Mixtec farmworker youth. In addition, the project will focus on workers'...   More >

 

Monday, March 27, 2017

Sustainable Agriculture Research in the Next Farm Bill

Panel Discussion | March 27 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2043

  , Washington, DC 20515

 Berkeley Food Institute

Agriculture and related industries contributed $985 billion to the US GDP in 2014. How will research keep up with demand, particularly in sustainable agriculture, one of the fastest-growing parts of the farm economy?

Scholars from four diverse universities will discuss federally-funded agriculture research.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Farm Bill 2018: Policy, Politics, and Potential

Conference/Symposium | March 28 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. |  American University School of International Service

 4400 Massachusetts Ave, Washington, DC 20016

 Berkeley Food Institute, American University

This event, co-sponsored by Berkeley Food Institute and American University, will bring together academics, civil society leaders, policymakers, producers and the general public to present and discuss original research both on and for the US Farm Bill, across and beyond disciplines.

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