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Thursday, December 7 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Relaying Agrarian Culture FILLING

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Diversified farms (organic, biodynamic, agroecological, etc.) offer rare and powerful opportunities to explore our active connection to food, nature, and community. Our role is to take on the challenges of not only feeding our communities but also contributing to the generation of clean water and healthy soil, habitat, and culture. Diversified farmers struggle to generate returns that reflect the true market value of their dedicated efforts unless their customers perceive that added value and investment. Conveying this broader, more nuanced message can be challenging and intimidating, but it is a critical aspect of farm sustainability. Join Amigo and Jack in a practical conversation about implementing, sharing, and maintaining our highest ethics through storyteling, connection, and relationships.

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Jack Algiere

Farm Director, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
Jack Algiere is farm director at Stone Barns Center. Jack graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in horticulture and has been actively farming since the early 1990s. His lifetime of experience in organic, biodynamic and ecological systems brings a broad diversity... Read More →
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Amigo Bob Cantisano

Organic Farming Advisor and Farmer
Amigo Bob Cantisano has farmed a wide range of small- to medium-acreage organic crops in California since 1975. He founded California’s first organic farm supply, first organic farm–advising service, and first organic farming conference, among numerous other agricultural accomplishments... Read More →

Thursday December 7, 2017 1:30pm - 3:00pm EST