In celebration of Portuguese Immigrant Week, the Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute will hold a “Portuguese-Americans in Valley Agriculture: Family, Heritage, Community and Commitment” lecture at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 13th in the lecture hall of the Agricultural Science building, Room 109.
The lecture will feature a panel dedicated to Agriculture and the Portuguese-American legacy in the Valley including Fred Fagundes, owner/partner of Fagundes Farms and Dairies; Richard Machado, president of Agrian; Antonio Nunes, dairyman; Kristine Nunes, underwriter, Zenith Insurance Company and Maria Silveira, vice president of Labor Relations at Foster Farms.
The public is invited to attend free of charge. For more information, please email Diniz Borges, Director of the Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute. Parking is $4 in lot P15 or P16.