have an idea you'd like to pursue? we'd love to hear about it!
The Farm has a UCB graduate student that acts as a Research Fellow, who:
-connects volunteers who have research ideas with necessary resources and advisors at UCB
-suggests project ideas to UCB students seeking to do research at the Farm to complete class requirements
Email us to get in contact with the Research Fellow!
As a collaborative effort between the University of California Berkeley and the local community, the UC Gill Tract Community Farm supports a range of research. Previous and current research projects include:
The Millet Project
Developing Turkey-Resistant Crop Plans
The Use of Biomass Beds to Reduce Water Inputs
Cultivating Dry-Farmed Tomatoes
Measuring the Value of the UC Gill Tract Community Farm
Analyzing Current Operations and Future Potential of the UC Gill Tract Community Farm
Undergraduate Research through the URAP and SPUR Programs