Tour/Open House | January 28 – May 13, 2018 every Sunday | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Garden Location: on the corner of Walnut St. and Virginia St. in north Berkeley, CA
SOGA is an educational space designed for the community to share knowledge about organic urban agriculture and self-sufficiency in the food system. This type of experiential learning takes place during open volunteer hours, workshops, and DeCals (student-led courses at UCB). The garden, located on UC Berkeley property, is managed by undergraduate students and funded primarily through grants from... More >
Seminar | February 5 | 4-5:15 p.m. | Morgan Hall, Lounge
Dr. Meredith Niles, University of Vermont
In 2014 California passed the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA), which aims to achieve groundwater sustainability across California by 2040. This sweeping policy, largely being administered and implemented at the local level, could have significant impacts on how California manages water. This is especially true for agriculture, which is the largest human use of water. This work... More >
Lecture | February 6 | 8-9 p.m. | 20 Wheeler Hall
Aylon Steinhart, The Good Food Institute
Aylon Steinhart, coming from the Good Food Institute, a graduate from our very own Haas and co-founder of two start-ups, will be coming to give us insight about the issues that come with the meat industry and how plant-based meat industries are successfully finding ways around those problems. He has spoken at top campuses such as Harvard, MIT, Stanford, and Yale about the entrepreneurial and... More >
Are you interested in planning UC Berkeley's 2018 Earth Week? SERC is recruiting individual student leaders and/or student representatives from environmental student organizations to join the Earth Week 2018 Planning Committee. Sign up at tinyurl.com/EarthWeekCommittee
Special Event | February 7 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Does chocolate really grow on trees?! Did you know vanilla comes from an orchid?! Come discover more about two of our favorite foods.
Workshop | February 7 | 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. | 112 Hilgard Hall
Haven Bourque, Founder, HavenBMedia
Session 3: Engaging with the Media
Training on practical tools for researchers and policy experts to effectively engage with the media. Topics include establishing connections with key reporters and becoming a trusted source for specific beats and issues.
Featuring: Haven Bourque, HavenBMedia
Free. RSVP online
Panel Discussion | February 7 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Wells Fargo Room
Its time to reimagine the way we eat from the ground up.
Each day, we see more irrefutable evidence that our global food system is broken. Soils erode, fisheries collapse, forests shrink, heart diseases rise. Studies show a new way of organic and regenerative farming is necessary to meet the challenges of the future. But what about a new way of eating? Can the principles of regenerative... More >
Tour/Open House | February 2 – May 11, 2018 every Friday | 2:30-4:30 p.m. | Clark Kerr Campus
The Clark Kerr Garden is managed by Gardener Susanne Weisman along with the Cal Dining Sustainability Team Garden Coordinators and committed volunteers. Clark Kerr contains a culinary garden, an orchard, and continually growing edible landscaping.
Our goal is to be a space where anyone can hang out, pass through, learn something, collaborate, and enjoy food together. We hold skills training... More >
Conference/Symposium | February 10 | 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m. | 215 Boalt Hall, School of Law
When: Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 7:45 am to 5:00 pm
UC Berkeley School of Law
215 Boalt Hall
Berkeley, California 94720
This event will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the law school application process. Current law students and administrators will provide advice on how best to navigate the law school application process. Continental breakfast and... More >