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Farming the Climate

Alli Rowe, Community Education Specialist

The term climate smart agriculture is a term from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization that refers to the management of agricultural systems to develop resiliency to climate change with a nutrient rich top soil. Alli Rowe is a new...

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Cooking with Herbs

Cooking with Herbs Class

Cooking is one of my greatest joys. So, when Master Gardener lead, Susan Carter asked me to teach a Cooking with Herbs class for fellow gardeners last year, I jumped at the chance. I was even more thrilled to be invited back for a command performance. A...

Cooking with Herbs Class
Cooking with Herbs Class

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Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 2:45 PM
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Focus Area Tags: Food

CSU Channel Islands Seminar at HAREC

CSUCI students at HAREC

A warm HAREC welcome to Dr. Tracylee Clarke and her Leadership Studies class from CSU Channel Islands. Dr. Clarke brought 22 students to see how leadership skills learned in class might be applied on a Research and Education Center. Throughout the visit,...

Dr. Annemiek Schilder, Center Director gives an overview of Ventura County agriculture
Dr. Annemiek Schilder, Center Director gives an overview of Ventura County agriculture

CSUCI students at HAREC
CSUCI students at HAREC

Susana Bruzzone-Miller, YFC Education Manager leads tour of Center
Susana Bruzzone-Miller, YFC Education Manager leads tour of Center

Dr. Tracylee Clarke, CSUCI enjoys harvesting with her Environmental Leadership students
Dr. Tracylee Clarke, CSUCI enjoys harvesting with her Environmental Leadership students

CSUCI student
CSUCI student

CSUCI student
CSUCI student

CSUCI student
CSUCI student

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 10:47 AM
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Spring Farming With Youth

Picking weeds and planting lettuce

4-H Student Farm is an after-school program that has inspired students to engage in healthier eating habits and learn where their food comes from. The six week program also provides an opportunity for middle schoolers to acquaint themselves with...

Students work in groups to properly lay irrigation tape
Students work in groups to properly lay irrigation tape

laying irrigation tape

Picking weeds and planting lettuce
Picking weeds and planting lettuce

weeding and planting

Planning appropriate distance and depth for planting basil, thyme, chamomile and oregano seedlings
Planning appropriate distance and depth for planting basil, thyme, chamomile and oregano seedlings

planting herbs

Handling seedlings with care
Handling seedlings with care

handling seedlings

Handling seedlings with care
Handling seedlings with care

Learning about California native plants and how they may have been used by the Chumash
Learning about California native plants and how they may have been used by the Chumash

native plant learning

Observing native plants
Observing native plants

native plants

Learning how to start and maintain a healthy worm composting bin
Learning how to start and maintain a healthy worm composting bin

worm composting

Students work together during cooking activities. Making rainbow wraps
Students work together during cooking activities. Making rainbow wraps

cooking activities

Working together and learning about the importance of eating vegetables
Working together and learning about the importance of eating vegetables

Cooking activities are a part of each meeting
Cooking activities are a part of each meeting

Posted on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 11:57 AM
  • Contributor: Joseph Nosrat-CSUCI Student Guest Blogger
Focus Area Tags: 4-H

Spring Intern at HAREC!

Joseph Nosrat

A new intern joins the Education Team this spring. Meet Joseph Nosrat, Environmental Communications senior at CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI). Joseph obtained an Associate Degree at Mt. San Antonio College. He was on course to become a civil engineer when...

Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 2:07 PM

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