With a center in Town Farm at Tres Santos, Colorado State University intends to:
- conduct research on water scarcity, low-water farming, organic farming and other issues affecting agriculture in Baja California Sur.
- establish and manage a Farm Advisory Board of CSU and MIRA representatives, local farmers, agricultural input suppliers, buyers of local farm produce, local government, local business leaders and other key participants in order to foster the sustainable growth of the local farming economy, community relations and education of students.
- offer educational courses and related services to students, and local and regional farmers with the intent of improving regional farming operations. These courses may cover crop yield, water usage, food safety and pest management.
- offer undergraduate and graduate programs in addition to continuing adult education classes in connection with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
- offer musical and theatrical performances in Todos Santos, and lectures at the center.
- offer veterinary laboratory services and hands-on student experience through spay/neuter clinics.
- offer courses to the local community focusing on improving the quality of Todos Santos businesses and workforce, including courses on hospitality services, food and beverage services, small business administration and entrepreneurship.
- for more information about the CSU Todos Santos Center, click here.