The Future of Farming at Slow Food Nations

Whether you’re looking forward to the next few days or next few years, it’s important to consider the future of a healthy planet. At Slow Food Nations, we’re taking a look at the future of farming – we’ll dive into topics like sustainable agriculture, rural communities, land management and the next generation of farmers, paired alongside practical take-aways and delicious tastings.

Saturday, July 14th

The Impact of Capitalism on Food

Justice is Served
July 14, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Gather under the Food for Change tent for a riveting discussion on the role of economics in shaping our current food system.

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Free

Farming for the Future

A Biodelicious Future, Justice is Served
July 14, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Explore the future of farming and ranching as we discuss sustainable agriculture, rural communities, land management and the next generation of farmers. This summit is not only a talk from leading voices. It's also an engaging and interactive conversation with practical take-aways and delicious tastings. It's Food for Change.

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$75

Intro to the Farm Bill

Justice is Served
July 14, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

What is the Farm Bill? Why has it been in the news lately? What does it have to do with me? From policy to fork and beyond, join us in a discussion highlighting what you need to know about the Farm Bill.

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Free

Sunday, July 15th

Intro to Regenerative Agriculture

Justice is Served
July 15, 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

As climate change becomes an increasingly urgent issue for our food system, more and more farmers and policymakers are turning to practices that begin to rebuild our ecosystem for the better. Enter regenerative agriculture.

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Free

Becoming Conscious Carnivores

Justice is Served
July 15, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Can you really be a conscious carnivore? Access to humanely raised foods is expanding through the growth of farmers’ markets and online sales. But can you truly live a life of ethical animal eating? Aside from the practical and social aspects of committing to mindful carnivorism, is the notion itself conflicted or justifiable?

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Free

Seed Saving to Save the World

Justice is Served
July 15, 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

There are more things in libraries than books! Seed libraries, seed banks, and other seed-saving repositories are becoming more important than ever when it comes to preserving biodiversity.

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Free