A hybrid event: Onsite at Boulder JCC and live streaming options available.
Boulder County, Colorado. – Registration is now open at www.SoilRev.org for the 2021 Soil Revolution Conference on Wednesday, December 8 at the Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Ave. Farmers and ranchers of all scales and production systems are invited. In-person and live options are available.
This event is hosted by Boulder County Parks & Open Space, CSU Extension, City of Boulder, USDA-NRCS, and Boulder Valley and Longmont Conservation Districts. Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available.
Topics will cover growers’ field solutions covering a variety of climatic and soil conditions across the county.
Confirmed speakers include:
Dr Lundgren is an agroecologist, director of the ECDYSIS Foundation and CEO of Blue Dasher Farm. Lundgren’s research and education programs help applied science evolve in ways that foster the regenerative agriculture movement.
Daniel Mays runs Frith Farm in southern Maine, where he has been growing vegetables commercially using no-till methods since 2011. His Waldorf upbringing and Quaker upbringing shape his relationship to the land and the community, and he holds a master’s degree in environmental engineering. Daniel is the author of The No-Till Organic Vegetable Farm and shares his holistic approach to farming and his farm’s human-scale regenerative cultivation methods at workshops and events across the country.
Bob Quinn was raised on a family owned 2,400 acre wheat and cattle ranch southeast of Big Sandy, MT. After completing a doctorate in plant biochemistry and returning to his family’s farm in Montana, Bob began experimenting with organic wheat. In 1986, through his Montana Flour & Grains business, he introduced an old grain similar to durum wheat. This grain has been grown only organically and marketed under its own brand, Kamut, and now over 4,500 different Kamut brand products are marketed worldwide, providing a new crop to over 250 organic farmers in Montana, from Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Bob has been active in promoting organic and sustainable agriculture and locally produced food and fuel, as well as promoting the idea that food should be our medicine and medicine should be our food. He wrote a book “Grain by Grain” with his co-author, Liz Carlisle, which sums up his philosophy of the link between agriculture, food and health.
Updates will be posted on the conference website, www.SoilRev.org, including a growing list of speakers and a schedule. For more information, please contact Trent Kischer at [email protected] or 720-864-6529.