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  •  FAI Summer Internship

    The Food & Agribusiness Institute’s “Real Cost of a Healthy Meal” project is a long-term study started in 2011. Interns will research the ability of low-income individuals to purchase “healthy” foods by USDA guidelines with their food stamp allotments through interviews, diet analysis and food cost surveys. The internship will not only allow interns to improve their understanding of the links between public policy, economics, health and social justice, but it will also influence their ability to communicate, increase their working knowledge of Excel, and expose them to database software.

    This is one of our research assistants, Nick, interviewing a client for the
  •  Olive Oil Tasting & Business Overview

    Next week on Wednesday April 24th, the Food & Agribusiness Network will be making their first showcase as  a club on campus! Amphora Olive Oil will be holding a tasting event, as well as a business overview on what it takes to run such a global, high quality business. Appetizers and refreshments will be provided to all who come!

    Event Details: 

    April 24th, 2013

    5:00-7:00pm

    Lucas Hall Rm. 106

    RSVP @ http://amphoraoiltasting.eventbrite.com

     

  •  Face to Face: Food Security In Latin America

    Organized by Community Agroecology Network & Hosted by Food and Agribusiness Institute

    Face to Face: Food Security in Latin America

    Join us for a food security conversation with Youth Organizers visiting from Latin America.

    Friday, April 12th, 11:45am -1:45pm

    St. Clare Room, Learning Commons, 3rd floor

    Followed by Coffee Tasting Outside Sunstream Café 

    FREE ADMISSION!

    RSVP REQUIRED: http://www.youthcoffee.eventbrite.com

     

    Learn More about Community Agroecology Network

  •  BTGAP- Bridging the Gap, Alleviating Poverty

    BTGAP is SCU's newest club that aims to educate the student body about widespread domestic and international poverty, hunger, and environmental issues. It is a club dedicated to educating undergraduate students about issues relating to poverty, specifically with relation to the environment, food, agriculture, and education. We will focus on both domestic and international issues and empower students to make any changes they can. For more information, feel free to email all your questions and concerns to btgapatscu@gmail.com

    Make sure to like the facebook page. There you will find more information about the club, as well as updates about events and meetings.

    BTGAP will be tabling outside Benson the first week of spring quarter, to keep on the look out!

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