Chris Kerston will be giving the first lecture at the conference (after the welcome and presentation of the conference theme). Chris will report on the development and activities of the Savory Institute, using careful livestock management to increase soil fertility. The important work presented can be an inspiration to the biodynamic agriculture movement and make us aware of other organisations and approaches who strive for a sustainable agriculture. Chris will also bring the wider world to our stage and consciousness right on the first day, by speaking of work in Africa and other continents. Learn More...
Allan Savory will be one of the featured speakers at POST’s (Peninsual Open Space Land Trust) Wallace Stegner Lectures feature writers, artists and thinkers who explore important issues related to land, nature and conservation. Proceeds fund POST's work to protect open space, farms and parkland in and around Silicon Valley. The lectures are located at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts (MVCPA) in Mountain View, CA. The audience will consist of up to 600 community members, staff, faculty, and students. Learn More...
Allan Savory is one of the keynotes at this summit. He will discuss what he’s learned and seen as deserts recede and rivers flow again, and how these principles and practices can be applied to urban landscapes, urban landscape management, and urban planning. Other speakers include Dr. Elaine Ingham, Judith Schwartz, Kristin Ohlson, Brock Dolman and many more. Learn more...
Hosted by the Savory Institute Hub in Northern California, meet leading holistic management practitioners, scientists and agricultural “solutionaries.” Learn how these leaders are using livestock to improve soil, decrease dependence on water, grow more grass and improve profits. Gain access to their methods through small breakout workshops and hands on learning opportunities. This is a practical, results-oriented event. Invest two days in helping your business, family and/or ag operation graze toward a bright future. Learn More...
Soul Food Farm is hosting an exciting conference on revitalizing the world's damaged grasslands and the key role cattle grazing plays in its success. Both Allan Savory and Nicolette Hahn Niman will be presenting on solutions in this arena.Allan Savory is the founder of both the Savory Institute and the Africa Centre for Holistic Management. He is known throughout the world as a grassland ecosystem pioneer. His development of Holistic Management has shifted the focus of climate change toward reverse desertification and large-scale restoration of the world's grassland ecosystems.Nicolette Hahn Niman is a former environmental attorney and sustainable food and farming expert. Author of "Righteous Porkchop" and the just released "Defending Beef", Nicolette has spent years as an author, rancher and defender of the environment. She will dispel the myths of cattle farming's effects on climate change, proving the benefits of responsible cattle ranching on air, soil and water. Learn More...
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