Fresh From the Field
Thank you for your interest in the Soil and Nutrition Conference.
The conference is currently sold out and we have reached maximum capacity for the event.
Interested in being on the wait list?
If you would like to be placed on the registration wait list (in case of cancellations), please email conference director Sharon Tilley at email@example.com. We will then accept registrations in the order requests are received if any spots materialize before Saturday evening.
Thank you — and we hope to see you at a future Bionutrient Food Association conference, course or workshop!
Don't miss this two-day seminar at Dan Kittredge's farm in North Brookfield, MA focusing on the art, science, and practical application of biochar, led by Gary Gilmore, a Pennsylvania State Forester who has been working with and refining methods of biochar production for decades. Gary will be doing at least two burns as demonstration, and everyone who attends the workshop will walk away with a wealth of in-depth information and knowledge about the benefits of biochar — what it is, how it is made, how it is applied, and the excitement that comes from making and using it. Learn more
Recommended reading! An interview with Dan Kittredge in Heifer International's World Ark Magazine...
Drive up to Kittredge Farm in central Massachusetts, and you'll find a restored farmhouse with a post-and-beam porch, long hoop houses growing an abundance of seasonal produce and a farmer feeding a herd of beef cows with the help of his 2-year-old son. It's a classic, pastoral scene of a hardworking farm family. Stay awhile, and you'll notice a few things that are less common of a New England farm -- the mineral depot in the barn, for example, where soil amendments are stacked, pallet after pallet. Or the frequent chiming of a cell phone as people call to invite the barefooted farmer for a speaking engagement or to plan a grocery store flash mob to inspire nutrition awareness. Read more...