Our partner, the California Climate & Agriculture Network (Cal CAN) is organizing its fourth California Climate & Agriculture Summit in Davis, CA on March 24 & 25, 2015!Cal CAN is a coalition of the state’s leading sustainable agriculture organizations and farmer allies that come together out of concern for the impacts of climate change on California agriculture and to find sustainable agriculture solutions.
The Summit begins on March 24 with farm tours in Yolo County starting at Rominger Brothers Farm with a focus on water conservation.
Next at Yolo Cattle Co., you will learn about grazing management and native grass restoration.
And lastly at Hedgerow Farms, you will see a variety of hedgerow and riparian plantings, and learn about their role in climate resilience.
Lunch at Yolo Cattle Company is included in the price of the farm tour.
On March 25 there is a full day of plenary, workshops and poster presentations.
The day begins with a keynote address by Craig Mc Namara, owner of Sierra Orchards and Chair of the California State Board of Food and Agriculture, followed by a panel of farmers sharing their experiences in coping with the drought.
More speakers, poster presentations and workshop sessions will fill the morning.
After a healthy and delicious catered lunch, the Summit will continue into the afternoon with more workshop sessions and poster presentations.
To conclude this unique event, attendees are invited to a wine and cheese reception to cross-pollinate and mingle with all of the attendees.
For more info on the day’s events, check out the full program.
For more information or questions about the Summit, contact: [email protected]