Thursday, March 23, 2017

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 Conference 

Creating a Robust, Sustainable & Community Based Food System

March 25, 2017, 9 to 4:30

Monadnock Center for History and Culture
19 Grove Street, Peterborough, NH 

  • Growing the next generation of farmers
  • Cutting edge technology solutions to support farmers
  • Models for growing, processing, and distributing sustainably grown food
  • Climate change and its impact on farming
  • Farmland access-matching farmers to farmland
Keynote 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:
Check-in at 8:00-8:45 am; program begins at 9:00 am 
Registration: $25/per person, register here$15/student rate, register here.  Student rate sponsored by Broadfork Company. Please register early, as seats are limited.
Lunch: Light/local ‘Soupfest’ lunch included. Will offer vegan, dairy-free and vegetarian options.
Post-conference dinner option: Visit our friends at Harlow’s Pub (across from the conference) and receive a 5% discount on your meal.
Read more about the conference in a recent ELF (Enjoy Living to the Fullest) Magazine here.