Lecture | September 5 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Alumni House
Karen Ross, CA Department of Food & Agriculture
Join Karen Ross, Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture; the Goldman School of Public Policy; and the Berkeley Food Institute for a discussion on immigration and the future of agriculture in California.
Seminar | September 7 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | 248 Giannini Hall
Itai Ater, Tel Aviv University
We study how mandatory online disclosure of supermarket prices affects prices and price dispersion in brick-and-mortar stores. Using data collected before and after a transparency regulation went into effect in the Israeli food retail market, multiple complementary control groups and relying on a differences-in-differences research design, we document a sharp decline in price dispersion... More >
Social Event | September 8 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 1947 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704
Looking for a place to buy healthy and sustainable food? Come join other international students at the local Farmer's Market! We'll meet at the MLK Student Union (outside the Cal Student Store) to walk down to this weekly market together.
Come grab a delicious lunch and stock up on produce for the week!
RSVP here to reserve your spot.
Career Fair | September 12 | 12-2 p.m. | Plaza Dwinelle Hall
Stop by to learn more about how you can get involved with environmental student organizations and initiatives at Cal.
If you are a part of a student organization interested in tabling at the Expo, please fill out this form: https://goo.gl/forms/wDyG8HAx89MCMWXF2
This event is ADA Accessible. If you need special accommodations to participate in this event, please let us know at... More >
Colloquium | September 12 | 4-5 p.m. | Soda Hall, 306 (HP Auditorium)
Ranveer Chandra, Microsoft Research
Data-driven techniques help boost agricultural productivity by increasing yields, reducing losses and cutting down input costs. However, these techniques have seen sparse adoption owing to high costs of manual data collection and limited connectivity solutions. Our solution, called FarmBeats, an end-to-end IoT & AI platform for agriculture that enables seamless data collection from various... More >
[Peterson Speaker Series] Inspiring Tomorrow's Business Leaders: Clif Bar Co-owners Gary Erickson and Kit Crawford
Panel Discussion | September 13 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Spieker Forum, Chou Hall
In 2000, Clif Bar co-owners Gary Erickson and Kit Crawford walked away from a $120 million buyout from a larger food company. Contrary to popular opinion, they were determined to prove Clif Bar could succeednot by selling to the highest... More >
Lecture | September 20 | 2-4 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Julia Morgan Hall
An Eye-Opening Exposé of the Struggle to Control the Worlds Seeds and the Future of our Food
Ten thousand years after humans figured out how to stop wandering and plant crops, veteran investigative journalist Mark Schapiro plunges into the struggle already underway for control of seeds, the ground-zero ingredient for our food.
Free with Garden admission ($12); Free for UCBG members, UC Berkeley students, staff, and faculty