The Bi-Weekly Beet

Hello Veggies! Here you can browse our archive of the SA&FS newsletter, the “Bi-Weekly Beet.” This newsletter keeps students updated with SA&FS community building events, on-campus workshops and major-related opportunities, important deadlines, student interviews and much more! Take a look to see what SA&FS students are up to at UC Davis!

May 28, 2017 (V5.5)
A Letter from Your Peer Advisors, A Trip Down Memory Lane with Shea Robinson, Community Service Award: Congratulations to Kat Perkins!, Will’s Fireside Chat was a Hoot!, Let’s Talk About Mental Health, SAFS Skills and a Final Veggie Joke!

May 14, 2017 (V5.4)
An Interview with Stephanie Toste, SA&FS Course List Up to Date, Sustainability Seminar Abroad, Groovin the Garden, Farmer’s Market Wednesdays, SAFS Skills and a Veggie Joke!

April 30,2017 (V5.3)
An Interview with Andrew Baskin, Apply to be the Next Peer Internship Coordinator, A Fireside Chat with Will Horwath, Food Evolution Film, SAFS Skills and a Veggie Joke!

April 16, 2017 (V5.2)
An Interview with Taylor De Gier, Student Farm Director Candidate Presentations, Agricultural Career Exploration, SAFS Skills and a Veggie Joke!

April 5, 2017 (V 5.1)
Welcome Back from Spring Break, Advisor Office Hours, Grants & Scholarships Galore, ASI’s 2017 Bradford Rominger Event, Introducing the SAFS Skills Column, and a Veggie Joke!

March 12, 2017 (V 4.5)
An Interview with Stacy Nuryadi, A “Choc”- Full Of Fun Fireside with Ryan Galt, Introducing Karen Clementi, SA&FS In the Press, SCW: Purchase A More Sustainable Product

February 26, 2017 (V 4.4)
An Interview with Noah Lakritz, Winter Career Fair: Who’s Coming?, WestCo Held In Davis, SCW: Unplug Your Appliances

February 12, 2017 (V 4.3)
An Interview with Ashley Olvera-Cortez, Mark’s Final Fireside Recap, Organic Regulation By the Agricultural Marketing Service, SCW: Research the Virtual Water It Takes To Bring Your Favorite Food To Your Plate

January 29, 2017 (V 4.2)
An Interview with Geoffrey Koch, UCD’s First Annual Food Systems Internship Fair, Grants, Volunteer Opportunities, Sustainable Challenge of the Week (SCW): Compost All Of Your (Compostable) Food & Paper Waste

January 12, 2017 (V4.1)
Welcome Back from Winter Break, Meet Your New PIC: Vanessa Lovel, Internships, Sustainability Conference, Academic Workshops, RE:SSA Events, Sustainable Challenge of the Week

November 30, 2016 (V3.5)
An Interview with Kelsey Kruger, Pumpkin Intern, Advising Office Accessibility Poll Results, Major Questions: Appointment or Email?, Events, Opportunities, Arugula Awarded VOTW

November 13, 2016 (V3.4)
An Interview with Robert Joice, Advising Office Accessibility Poll, Davis Bike Loop with RE:SSA, Workshops, Events, Sweet Potato Awarded VOTW

October 30, 2016 (V3.3)
An Interview with Macall Teague, A Fireside Chat with Tom Tomich, Winter Class List, Bike Puns, Food As A Metaphor, Persimmon Awarded VOTW

October 16, 2016 (V3.2)
Pumpkin Spice Everything, An Interview with Martin Vicario, Grape to Know Information, Apply to be a Pear Advisor or PIC, Sustainable Living and Learning, The Kalest Club in Town, Brussels Sprout Awarded VOTW

September 18, 2016 (V3.1)
Meet The Advising Team “Sing Along,” Veggie Puns, Familiar Faces, ASI Website, Fall Welcome & The Kalest Club In Town

May 29, 2016 (V2.15)
Community Service Award Recipients, An Interview with Shea Robinson & Kenna Fallan, Labor in the Food System, A Year In Review Timeline & Thank You From the Advising Team

May 15, 2016 (V2.14)
Cover Letter Workshop, Sustainable Meat Production Panel, An Interview with Vanessa Forwood, Sustainability Symposium & SA&FS Alumni

May 1, 2016 (V2.13)
What To Do With A SA&FS Degree, An Interview with Alexandra “Sasha” Strohkendl, SA&FS Checklist, Archiving SA&FS Capstone Projects & Upcoming Events

April 17, 2016 (v 2.12)
“Is Sustainability A Myth?” with Will Horwath, An Interview with SA&FS’s Greek System, New Bulletin Board & Upcoming Events

April 4, 2016 (V 2.11)
Spring Quarter Events, Introducing Byron: SAFS’s First PIC, ASI Speaker Series & Back-Breaking Justice

March 6, 2016 (V2.10)
Senior Capstone Showcase, An Interview with Sean “Nelson” Hawkins, Study Hours & Sustainability Conference XI

February 24, 2016 (V2.9)
Monster’s University, An Interview with Yeojin Jung & Green Almond Farm CSA

February 8, 2016 (V2.8)
Spongebob, Spring Quarter Registration, Israel Urban Family Farm Internship & Medicinal Herb Workshop

Jan 24, 2016 (V2.7)
Fireside Chat with Mark Van Horn, An Interview with Matt Smiley, Food Science and Technology Speaker Series & “The Mesoamerican Diet: Origins” Film Screening

December 11, 2015 (V 2.6)
Winter Quarter Calendar, Financial Aid: Scholarship Resources, T-Shirts, Buttons & Workshops

December 2, 2015 (V2.5)
CRD 20 Gallery Tour, Finals Week Study Hours & Capstone 2014-2015 Presentation Videos

November 15, 2015 (V2.4)
Economics, Policy and Sustainability with Tom Tomich & An Interview with Kevin Gavigan

November 1, 2015 (V 2.3)
Let’s Choco(late) ‘Bout It & SAFS Upcoming Events

October 19, 2015 (V 2.2)
SA&FS at Sunset & An Interview with Abraham Cazares

October 1, 2015 (V 2.1)
Advising Introductions, Alternatives in Agriculture & Fall Welcome Photos

June 7, 2015 (V 1.5)
An Interview with Megan Langner, Summer Internship Resources, A Year in Review Timeline & Thank You from The Advising team

May 24, 2015 (V1.4)
Compost & Organic Matters with Will Horwath, an Interview with Sadie Sutphin & Internship Resources

May 10, 2015 (V1.3)
Signs of The Student Struggle & Soil Therapy

April 26, 2015 (V1.2)
Caitlin Horn’s Study Profile, Summer Internship Tips & cool drawings by Julia Modell

April 26, 2015 (V1.1)
Poetry, Study Hours & Upcoming Events