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Save the Date, Sept 26: Sustainability in Action - In Person Meeting in Salinas with Western Growers, PMA, SISC, Sustainable Conservation, and Monterey County Sustainability Working Group


SISC Staff

Date:             Thursday, September 26th, 2019

Location:      CSUMB @ Salinas City Center

                        1 Main St, Salinas, CA 93901

Time:              10:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

Objective:

  • Convene food stakeholders to identify, understand, and put into practice sustainability practices that benefit the planet, people and lead to profitability.
  • Provide examples of best practices being done on farms.
  • Showcase SISC tool that exist to help implement in house/on farm sustainability program and how they can lead to continuous improvement. 
  • Create a space for shared learnings, best practices and knowledge transfer, more effectively connecting players from field to fork, and collectively addressing local resource issues and regulatory pressures to ensure long-term agricultural viability.
  • Connect participants with how their membership organizations (WG/PMA) will be supporting them in putting sustainability into practice going forward.

 

Why attend: Learn about solutions to responding to, participating in and new tools for sustainability in fruits and vegetables.

 

Who should attend: All those involved in the food chain, including growers, processors, input providers and academia.

More info, including full agenda coming soon!