Photo by Jan Mangan
Bioneers: Re-imagining How to Live on Earth in
Ways that Last
Ways that Last
The Bioneers conference, October 14-16 in San Rafael, CA, will feature Doron Comechero, founder of Food What, and Brower Youth Award winner Hai Vo on the rights and power of youth; Nikki Henderson, Executive Director of People’s Grocery, and other young food justice leaders, Anim Steel of Real Food Challenge, and Yoni Landau of CoFed to share ideas on healthy food as a basic human right and to discuss strategies to empower people to create access to nourishing food.
Bioneers will also address colony collapse disorder with Biodynamic Beekeeper Gunther Hauk and pollinator-friendly garden designer Kate Frey, and genetically engineered crops with a presentation and an organizing meeting led by Andrew Kimbrell of the Center for Food Safety with GMO expert Jeffrey Smith.
Other, presenters and events include beginning farmer networks Greenhorns, Grow Food, and Organic Valley’s Generation Organic; a farm tour led by the Agricultural Institute of Marin and the Bioneers annual seed exchange preserving biodiversity.
Dr. Elaine Ingham of Rodale Institute will present the latest science on the environmental benefits of organic agriculture. Paul Stamets’ astonishing work on how mushrooms restore ecosystems is simply brilliant. Check out the complete listing of the food and farming programming at the Bioneers conference:
Come join the “revolution from the heart of nature.”