2010 Michigan Organic Conference
Michigan Organic: Seeds, Soils & Health
Dedicated to the memory of Doug Murray & Nancy Jones Keiser
March 5 & 6, 2010
MSU Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
East Lansing MI
Michigan Food and Farm Alliance (MOFFA) will sponsor the Michigan Organic Conference on March 5 and 6 at the Kellogg Convention and Hotel Center located on the Michigan State University Campus in East Lansing MI.
Jeffrey Smith of the Institute for Responsible Technology will present a Friday evening Keynote address titled “Don’t Put That in Your Mouth: The Health Dangers of the Genetically Modified Foods You’re Eating” and a Saturday morning address titled “Arming the Choir: How We Can Kick Out GMOs (REALLY!)”.
Longtime organic activist and organic seed provider C.R. Lawn of Fedco seeds will present a Saturday Afternoon Keynote titled “Growing Habitat: Embracing Biodiversity”.
This year’s conference will include educational sessions, gourmet luncheon, displays, film festival, childcare and much more!
Visit: www.moffa.org for conference updates and registration information.
Conference March 6 sessions:
Inside the Seed Company: C.R. Lawn, (Fedco Seeds)
Global Seed Companies: Who Owns What?: Phil Howard, (MSU CARRS)
The Challenge and Rewards of Organic Soils: MI Organic Farmer Panel
Making Soil Biology Work for You: Joe Scrimger (Bio-systems) & Brad Morgan (Morgan Composting)
George Bird (MSU Entomology)
“PC” Nutrition on Trial: Birgit McQuiston, (Nutritional Wellness)
The Healing Garden: Nancy Duman, R.N.
What is the future of MI farming?: Alexis Bogdanova-Hanna & Friends
Intergenerational Forum: Young and Veteran Farmer Panel
Organized by MI Filmmaker Christopher Bedford
Organic food and the Local Food Revolution
Farmers markets and the Organic Food Revolution