Cal Poly Meats settled in at its new home on July 26. The sales location moved from the Food Processing Building (behind Campus Market) to the J and G Lau Meat Processing Center on Stenner Creek Road. Although this new spot might seem far from the campus hub, sales are on the rise. “I have a … More Cal Poly Meats at Home in New Location
Reflection by: Editor-In-Chief Jennifer Ray I joined food and family bloggers August 16-17 as a representative of Cal Poly’s Brock Center for Agricultural Communication on the second annual Know a California Farmer, Farm Fresh Tour. We discussed some real California agriculture issues as we met farmers and toured their farms throughout San Luis Obispo County. … More Tour Wrap Up: Top Ten Topics
Today was the second and final day of the Know a California Farmer #FarmFreshTour for food and family bloggers. We visited the Pacific Oceano Vegetable Exchange (POVE) and Talley Farms. Both are conventional farmers, neighbors and good friends. Here is a very brief overview of the day. Expect a longer, more reflective blog to come. … More “Increasingly awesome”
I am back from day one of the Know a California Farmer Farm Fresh Tour. What a day! Here are a few highlights! Our ride. Thank you to Cal Poly’s Dr. Ben Swan for driving! We had to wait for a top secret Honda commercial to be filmed, but eventually, we made it to our … More “People around here are so generous with their knowledge”
Today is the day! I am meeting up with the blogging crew in just a few hours. I was asked to represent Cal Poly’s Brock Center for Agricultural Communication and blog about the event from my perspective. The Know a California Farmer campaign is taking food and family bloggers on a tour of SLO County … More What’s My Perspective?
Jennifer here again! I’m recharging the Brock Center iPad and getting ready for tomorrow’s tour! I’m not sure what I am most excited about. At 11:00 a.m. tomorrow I will meet up with some awesome food and family bloggers at the Petit Soleil dining room and embark on a two-day ag adventure. Tomorrow’s stops include Halter Ranch … More It’s Tour Time!
This blog post was written by Jennifer Ray, 2012-2013 Ag Circle Editor-in-Chief. I am thrilled to be joining Know a California Farmer‘s 2012 Farm Fresh Tour of San Luis Obispo County agriculture! The tour takes place this Thursday and Friday, August 16-17. I will travel with food and family bloggers as they “get to know the … More #FarmFreshTour