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Wise Words From Well-Seasoned Farmers

Join us again for a session of wisdom from pioneering farmers, researchers and activists. Will Allen, 80, has been a leader in many aspects of the organic and sustainable ag community as a farmer, educator and activist. He grew up farming in Southern California and is author of The War on Bugs, proprietor of Cedar Circle Farm, prime activist in getting the Vermont GMO-labeling bill written and passed, former long-time EcoFarm activist, and so much more. Bill Olkowski has more than 60 years experience in the practical application of biological control and Integrated Pest Management. He was a scientist at the UC Division of Biological Control, started the first recycling center in the U.S., co-founded the Integral Urban House, wrote numerous books including The Integral Urban House and Common Sense Pest Control, co-founded the Bio Integral Resource Center (BIRC) and the Farallones Institute, and was IPM advisor to the National Parks, the U.N., U.S. EPA, and Congress, and so much more. Join us for a riveting session of gazing back to the future. Don’t miss it!

Track and Session Info

Track: 
Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Session: 
F | 3:30 pm

Date and Location

Location: 
Chapel
Day: 
Friday
Presenter(s): 

William Olkowski

Title: 
William Olkowski
Presenter Affiliation: 
Independent Scientist

Will Allen

Title: 
Will Allen
Presenter Affiliation: 
Cedar Circle Farm

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