Seminar | November 4 | 4-5 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Morgan Lounge
Patrick Baur, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley; Alastair Iles, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley
This is the age of agricultural robots. Media outlets from the Los Angeles Times to The New Yorker are publishing articles on new robotic advances. The contemporary fascination with robots, artificial intelligence, big data, and other Silicon-Valley-inspired technology is rooted in a long history of framing automation as natural and inevitable. For the past century, the... More >
Panel Discussion | November 8 | 5-7 p.m. | David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA
As a rare nexus where public policy, politics and pleasure all meet, food has become a focus of todays professional and scholarly world. This event will focus on the economic viability of food systems through a comparative lens in a conversation that joins voices from the EU and California. In particular it will explore how culture and identity dialogue with food systems and the positioning of... More >
RSVP online by November 5.
Seminar | November 14 | 3:30 p.m. | 132 Mulford Hall
Jahi Chappell, Executive Director of Food First, will present: "Beginning to End Hunger: Lessons on food security, transformation, and solidarity from Belo Horizonte, Brazil." Coffee will be available before the talk at 2:30PM in 139 Mulford; meet the speaker after the talk in 139 Mulford Hall. Co-sponsored by the the Center for Diversified Farming Systems.
Workshop | November 19 | 12:10-1 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club
Eating lower on the food chain uses less natural resources and provides your body with loads of valuable nutrients. Whether its a meatless meal once a day or week, or eating mostly plants at every meal, there are benefits for your health and your planet. Demonstration, recipes, and samples provided.
ERG Colloquium: Laney Siegner: Social, Ecological and Educational Seeds: Harvesting the Perennial Value of Small Community Farms
Colloquium | November 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 126 Barrows Hall
Laney Siegner, Energy and Resources Group
Come to the first iteration of Laneys climate farm school to learn more about existing efforts to build climate resilient, equitable, re-localized food systems.