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College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences

CAFES Learn by Doing Endowment

Funding for the Future of Learning: In 2009, 11 innovative industry leaders and philanthropists came together to form the Learn by Doing Endowment to support the college’s renowned tradition of excellence.

The Future of Organic Agriculture

Grimmway Farms Donates $5 Million to Cal Poly College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences to Establish the Center for Organic Production and Research.

A Thirst For Good

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering (BRAE) students re-fabricate a water drill that will be used in developing nations.

Learn by Doing Takes Root in the Oceano Dunes

The Horticulture and Crop Science Department was awarded a four-year, $820,000 grant in December 2019 to help restore native plant habitat at Oceano Dunes.

Stu and Jan Bartleson's Lasting Legacy

Stu and Jan Bartleson donated their 450-acre avocado and lemon ranch in southern San Luis Obispo County to Cal Poly’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences that summer, providing a legacy of Learn by Doing for generations of students.