The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) meets twice per year listen to public comments, discusses agenda items, and vote on recommendations. This year the meeting will be virtual! OSB Fall Meeting 2020 agenda and dates: The draft agenda is here https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/Agenda2020OctNOSBAgenda.pdf Public Comment Webinar Day 1: Tuesday, October 20 from Noon – 5:00 pm Eastern […]
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 —– 3:00 to 4:00 pm (EDT) As food system educators, are we making progress in reaching equity goals in our organizations? What is limiting us from using an equity lens in our work? What are we most interested in learning more about, and where and what are the examples that illustrate […]
Student Input Session Hey.. members of Illinois student body are needed to help draft the 2020 Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP). Please go share your thoughts about how to achieve campus sustainability and carbon neutrality goals by 2050. iSEE is looking for input from creative and collaborative students from all disciplines who have a passion […]
Teachers and high school students who want to lead are invited to accept the “30 by 2030” challenge on January 30, 2020 at Pontiac High School 1100 East Indiana Ave. | Pontiac, IL 61764 . Participants will take action through a “hack-a-thon” ! The 30 by 30 goal is to develop and pass legislation to […]
Don’t miss the Savanna Institute’s gathering http://www.savannainstitute.org/2019-perennial-farm-gathering.html The meeting takes place in beautiful Sinsinawa Mound Center in Iowa Dec 6 and 7. Their program looks great!
We know better than this don’t we? Lets dust of those participatory methods folks.. https://getpocket.com/explore/item/why-detroit-residents-pushed-back-against-tree-planting?utm_source=pocket-newtab
The Pathways Student Intern positions were announced today on USAJobs.gov. Please share these announcements with any students who might be interested in working with NRCS. Please encourage students to apply early as application numbers are capped this year. Pathways Student Trainee Soil Conservationist Positions: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548598100 Pathways Student Trainee Engineering Positions: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548599900
World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Global Food Lead Scientist, to work with the food sector to develop strategies that result in more sustainable production, landscape protection, reduction of food loss and waste, and sustainable consumer choices for healthy diets. The full announcement can be found here https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1532736007/
The Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture Program is looking for student workers to write, blog, tweet, video about things that are going on in our community that matter to U of I students. If you have skills and interest and are up for 10-20 hrs of work per week contact ASAP@illinois.edu.