The State Hornet

Former student government president shares campus experience at Sac State

Christine Kittle

March 24, 2015

Many students come to college and have minimal involvement on campus outside of their academics.Nielsen Gabriel is not one of those students.Gabriel joined Associated Students Inc. his freshman year as a committee member, then ran for the director of natural sciences and mathematics. He was elected an...

Farm-to-Fork festival unites local foodies

Justyce Mirjanovic

October 1, 2014

The Farm-to-Fork festival is an event designed to promote local farms and emphasize the importance of agriculture. The festival is a way to celebrate Sacramento because after all, Sacramento is the capital of Farm-to-Fork.Farm-to-Fork is a two week event beginning in the middle of September that features a variety of events that ...

Associated Students Inc. Farmers Market allows for fresh choices

Vendors at the Associated Students Inc. Farmers Market carry a wide variety of goods for students on campus.

Cesar Alexander

November 6, 2013

Located in Serna Plaza, the Associated Students Inc. Farmers Market is continuing to help students become aware of healthy choices available to them as winter begins.Among the main vendors are Loving Nature Pesticide-Free Farms, Thimbleberry Cottage Preserves and Edith’s Gourmet Baking Co. Students h...

Associated Students Inc. strategic priorities includes promoting campus community

Cesar Alexander

October 30, 2013

Sacramento State’s Associated Students Inc. will present its strategic priorities for 2013-2014 that includes student government awareness and promoting a campus community at the Faculty Senate meeting Thursday.The strategic plan is put together every year in an effort to focus the organization’s energy and ...

The ASI farmers’ market brings fresh and organic produce to campus

Among the variety of fruits and veggies, the farmers' market even sold baked goods.

Hope Roberts

April 11, 2013

Associated Students Inc. provided an inviting and engaging platform for involving the Sac State community with California farmers this spring by launching a series of three farmers' markets on campus. Held outside the Hornet Bookstore, the farmers' market was the place to be if you found yourself in the mood...

Farmers’ market more than just a market

Vanessa Walker

September 26, 2012

On any given Saturday from May 5 to Aug. 27, McClatchy Park’s calm breeze has the aroma of fresh cut flowers, ice cream, tamales and sautéed eggplant for the Oak Park Farmers’ Market. In addition to enjoying the delicious food and flower bouquets, Oak Park residents buy fresh and organic produce th...

Sac State’s first farmers market a success among campus community

Michael Kwong, senior environmental studies major, bundles wild spinach.

Maikalina Madali

April 25, 2012

Associated Students Inc. Green Team considered the first ASI Farmers Market a success, based on its uniting of the campus community for a healthy purpose. “I’ve had faculty come up to me and say that this is the first time they’ve seen faculty, staff and students come together for one event,” ...

ASI set to host Sac State’s first farmers market

Camille Anglo

April 18, 2012

Sacramento State’s Associated Student Inc. Green Team is gearing up to launch the first farmers market Thursday in front of The Well after planning and consulting with business vendors. ASI Executive Vice President Blake Menezes, who is also chair of ASI’s Green Team, said planning for the ASI Farmer...

ASI plans to bring farmers market to Sac State campus

Customers browse the selection of produce from Rio de Parras
Organics in the Carmichael Park farmers market.

Camille Anglo

February 15, 2012

After a year of planning, Associated Students Inc.’s Green Team plans to bring a farmers market to Sacramento State this semester. ASI Executive Vice President Blake Menezes, who is also the chair of ASI’s Green Team and one of the lead planners of the farmers market, said although there is no def...