Wednesday, October 26
Benson California Mission Room
In conjunction with California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF), the Food and Agribusiness Insistute is pleased to present our first Food for Thought speaker panel of the school year. Topics include the history of the organics movement, the “Dirty Dozen” campaign targeting the top 12 worst pesticides used in agriculture, and different strategies to build and maintain sustainable food systems.
The speaker panel will be feature:
Bob Scowcroft- founder of the Organic Farming Research Foundation
Monica Moore- founder of Pesticide Action Network
Join Santa Clara Univesity’s Food & Agribusiness Institute for an all day excursion through Napa Valley. Meet us in front of Lucas Hall at 8:30 AM on Saturday, October 15 to board the bus that will take us up to wine country. At our first stop, we will tour the Portocork America cork production facility to learn about the business aspects of the cork industry. We will then enjoy a specially prepared lunch at Robert Mondavi Winery. After lunch, Winemaker Richard Arnold will lead a tour of the winery and vineyards and conclude with a wine tasting. We will return at approximately 5:30 PM.
General Admission: $40
Early Bird Special: $35 (register by Sept. 27)
*all registration closes on October 3 due to reservation purposes
If you are interested in attending, please register here to purchase your ticket!
Speaker Dan Gordon, founder of Gordon Biersch
Wednesday, November 9
de Saisset Museum Auditorium
6 PM Presentation open to all
7 PM Tasting (21+)
This event is currently at capacity.
If you would like to view the presentation, click here for a live stream.
Join SCU’s Food & Agribusiness Institute in welcoming guest speaker Dan Gordon, founder of Gordon Biersch for a presentation about the behind the scenes aspects of the business of beer. After the talk, there will be a free sampling session of a few varieties of Gordon Biersch lagers.
For a bio of Dan Gordon, click here.
For more information, contact FAI at email@example.com, or call Erika French-Arnold at 408-554-5173.