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  •  EVENT CANCELED: The Business of Organic Beer

    Please note, this event is canceled.  Due to illness, our speaker needs to reschedule.


    Emily Thomas, cofounder of Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing, will discuss her experience as an entrepreneur in the organic beer brewing industry.  What began as a dream 2004 has transformed into a thriving, popular local hotspot.
    Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing, with the motto "Think Organic. Drink Organic," is a certified organic microbrewery specializing in hand crafted beers.  From the triumphs to the challenges she, her husband, and their team have faced, Emily will provide the inside story behind the beer.

    Monday, February 28th
    Benson Center, California Mission Room
    6 p.m. Lecture (open to all)
    followed by a Reception
    7 p.m. Beer tasting (21 plus only)

    RSVP required by Friday, Feb. 25th

    The Business of Speaker Series
    The Business of Speaker Series is sponsored by the Food and Agribusiness Institute in the Leavey School of Business and features executives and entrepreneurs working within a particularly food industry or working with a particular food product.  The lectures offer insight into the unique benefits and challenges for those working within the business of the featured industry.

    Sponsored by the Food & Agribusiness Institue.

    Cosponsored by the Center for Sustainability and the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

  •  Follow Your Food: Carrots

    Follow Your Food: Carrots

    Thursday, February 10th
    12-1:30 p.m.
    Benson Parlors

    Lunch provided
    RSVP required by 2/7

    Featuring a speaker from ALBA.

    Enjoy a meal featuring carrots as you learn where carrots are locally sourced, how many are consumed on campus, their nutritional value, and other fun facts about this winter vegetable.

    Sponsored by the Food and Agribusiness Institute and SCU's Dining Services by Bon Appetite.

    The Follow Your Food Series
    Faculty, staff, and students will enjoy a meal featuring a fresh, seasonal, and local food product while learning more about where that product is locally sourced, how much of it is consumed on campus, the history and nutritional value of the item and more.

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