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"Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, let's stay here. And by their connection to the land, they are connected to one another." - Anne Raver

Cornucopia Project's "Future of Farming in a Changing World" Conference

I am so pleased to be moderating the panel of excellent speakers for this event. Please join us!
Future of Farming in a Changing World ConferenceCreating a Robust, Sustainable & Community Based Food SystemMarch 25, 2017, 9 to 4:30Monadnock Center for History and Culture 19 Grove Street, Peterborough, NH 
Growing the next generation of farmersCutting edge technology solutions to support farmersModels for growing, processing, and distributing sustainably grown foodClimate change and its impact on farmingFarmland access-matching farmers to farmlandKeynote speaker: Philip Ackerman-Leist, Professor of Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems, Green Mountain College, VT; farmer, and author of Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable & Secure Food Systems.
Talks and panel discussion include: John VanHoesen, Associate Professor of Geology; Director Natural Resource Management, Director Geology program, Green Mountain College, VTHannah Bissex and students, Farm to Fork pr…