Tackling Global Issues Through Food Choices: Regenerative Agriculture and How You Can Make a Difference
Have you ever wondered how your food choices impact the global food system? Are you curious about regenerative agriculture? Do you want to know what healthy, functioning soils look like?
Come to Rocklands Farm for an evening with internationally-acclaimed soil health expert Nicole Masters. Her dynamic presentation will explain how soil health affects our planet’s ecosystems, share global examples of the growing regenerative agriculture movement, and shed light on how to eat your way to a healthier planet.
Sat, May 13, 2017
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
14531 Montevideo Road
Poolesville, MD 20837
Nicole’s regenerative agriculture presentation is loaded with fascinating demonstrations & audience participation, so come prepared to learn and engage! This lecture is designed for local food consumers, but it will be informative & engaging for farmers as well. Be sure to arrive at 5pm for an incredible rain-simulator demonstration conducted by NRCS, followed by Nicole’s presentation at 6pm.
Food and beverages, including Rocklands wine, will be available for purchase prior to and during the event. In addition, we will have an Info Fair that will include tables from local organizations and businesses that promote sustainable agriculture.
Hailing from Auckland, New Zealand, Nicole is an agro-ecologist, educator and systems thinker with over 18 years’ extensive practical and theoretical experience in regenerative/holistic farming practices. While she has lectured and consulted around the world, this is her first trip to the East Coast of the United States.
Future Harvest — Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture
Future Harvest Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture (CASA) is the organizer of Tackling Global Issues Through Food Choices: Regenerative Agriculture and How You Can Make a Difference
Future Harvest CASA works for agriculture that is profitable, protects our land, water, and air, and provides healthy, nutritious food for the region’s communities and cities.