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  •  Diana Fruit Company tour: May 8th, 2015

    We invite you to join the Food and Agribusiness Institute for a visit to Diana Fruit Company in Santa Clara on Friday, May 8th from 8:30-11:00 a.m. We'll tour the facility with Chief Operating Officer and FAI Advisory Board member, Jeff Goshorn, learn about one of the oldest continually functioning food production facilities in Santa Clara County and see how their Maraschino cherries, glace and dipping cherries and fruit coctail cherry halves are produced. Please email Clare Gordon at to RSVP!

  •  FAI Wine Field Trip - October 26th!

    It is once again time for FAI's annual wine field trip! We have an exciting agenda planned for Saturday, October 26th and hope you will join us!

    We will be visiting Guglielmo and Thomas Kruse wineries and will stop at Clos LaChance winery inbetween for a picnic lunch. The event is open to everyone 21+ and requires preregistration. 


    - Meet at 8:30 AM in front of Santa Clara University Mission Church. We have a tight schedule so the bus will leave promptly at 8:45 AM.

    - 9:30 - Arrive at Thomas Kruse

    - Tour and tasting at Thomas Kruse from 9:30 - 11:30

    - 11:30 - Travel to Clos LaChance

    - Lunch at Clos LaChance from 12:00 - 1:30

    - 1:30 - Travel to Guglielmo

    - Tour and tasting at Guglielmo from 2:00 - 4:00

    - 4:00 - Travel back to SCU

    - Arrive back to Santa Clara University between 4:30 - 5:00 PM.

    The cost is $35 for FAI Specialization students and alumni, and $45 for guests not affiliated with FAI. The price includes all transportation, lunch, and tastings!

    Visit the Eventbrite page at to register!

  •  Sustainable Farm Field Trip

    Join the Food and Agribusiness Institute, CLASP, and the Forge Garden for a


    Sustainable Agriculture

    Farm Field Trip!


    Saturday, February 23rd

    8:45am - 4pm


    RSVP @

    We will visit two local farms, Veggielution Community Farm and Full Circle Farm. Both farms are non-profit organizations that focus on sustainable agricultural practices, community engagement, and local food distribution. 


    8:45am - Meet at Mission Church*

     9:30am - Depart SCU to Veggielution*

    10:00am - Veggielution Tour and Farm Activity

    Lunch Break - lunch will be provided! 

    1:00pm - Full Circle Farm Tour and Farm Activity

    3:30 - Depart Full Circle Farm back to SC 

    *We will take a shuttle bus from SCU to both sites. Personal transportation is not an option. 

    * Departure times are exact. Do not be late, we will not wait for you.  

    Please dress warmly, wear appropriate clothing for farm-work, and sun protection. Also, don't forget your reusable water bottle! 


    For more information, please e-mail Rose, at

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