Saturday Schedule

February 8th, 2020 8:00am – 5:25pm

Nevada Union High School, Grass Valley

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Keynote Speakers & Farm Expo – NEW SCHEDULE!

8:00 am – 9:00 am: Food & Farm Expo Registration, coffee and pastries for purchase

9:15-10:15: Paul & Elizabeth Kaiser: Resilient Vegetable Production for a Changing Climate


10:30-11:00am  Food & Farm Expo

11:00 – 12:00 Dr. Vandana Shiva: Farming With Nature, Cultivating the Future –NEW TIME SLOT

12:00 – 1:00 pm:  LUNCH

1:00 – 2:00 pm: Jim Gerrish: Creating Excellent Pasture from the Soil Up –NEW TIME SLOT

2:00 – 2:30 pm:  Food & Farm Expo

2:45 – 5:25 pm: Breakout sessions with each keynote speakers

  • Paul & Elizabeth Kaiser: The Nitty-Gritty of Singing Frog’s Ecological, No-Till Practices.
  • Jim Gerrish: Steps to Profitable Grazing Management for Soil and Ecosystem Health.
  • Dr. Vandana Shiva:  Building Seed Sovereignty: Evolutionary Breeding for Seed Sovereignty, Nutrition and Climate Resilience.

5:30 – 7:30:  Evening Mixer Join fellow conference goers for a mix and mingle at a local brewery.