Vandana Shiva:Nov. 2014TBA
A scientist, philosopher, feminist, author, environmentalist, and activist, Dr. Vandana Shiva is a voice for peace, sustainability and social justice. She is the founder of Navdanya, an NGO that promotes biodiversity, organic farming, seed saving and the rights of farmers.
Sandor Katz:Aug 22, 2014 12:00AMTBA
A self-taught fermentation experimentalist, Sandor wrote Wild Fermentation and The Art of Fermentation to share the wisdom he had learned and demystify home fermentation.
Leanne Simpson:Early Summer 2014TBA
Writer, scholar, storyteller and spoken word artist of Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg ancestry, Leanne is an instructor at the Centre for World Indigenous Knowledge, Athabasca University.
J.P. Courtens:Feb. 2014TBA
Jean-Paul and his wife Jody Bolluyt farm using biodynamic principles. Together, they farm at Roxbury Farm, a 375-acre diversified operation growing vegetables, hay, beef, lamb, pork, and chicken.
Temple Grandin:Dec 3, 2013 7:00PMDal Agricultural Campus, Truro
Temple Grandin is a doctor of animal sciences, professor, author and advisor on animal behaviour. Her insights into animal behavior and livestock handling have revolutionized food-animal welfare, and she is a champion for individuals with autism and their families.