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Saturday, January 21 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Soil as a Climate Solution: Research, Policy and Activism

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This session will consider soil as a climate solution, focusing on research, policy and activism. Seth Itzkan, who is co-founder of Soil4Climate, has just returned from the international climate conference in Marrakesh (COP22) and will discuss the latest science and review initiatives on soil and climate from France and the Commonwealth of Nations. Jesse McDougall of Studio Hill Farms in Shaftsbury, Vermont, will discuss his efforts in crafting the Vermont Regenerative Agriculture Certification Bill that will be reintroduced into the Vermont Senate this term.

Seth is the co-founder of Soil4Climate, a Vermont-based organization with global reach.


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Seth Itzkan

Co-Founder, Soil4Climate
Seth Itzkan is co-founder of Soil4Climate, a Vermont-based organization with global reach, advocating for soil as a climate solution. Seth lectures extensively on the topic and has three times been to the Africa Center for Holistic Management in Zimbabwe to learn about Holistic Livestock Management and to see it in action in villages and farms in the region. Seth's 2012 TEDx talk "Reversing global warming with livestock?" helped set the stage for... Read More →
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Jesse McDougall

Studio Hill, LLC
Regenerative Farmer at Studio Hill LLC and Lead Author of Vermont’s Regenerative Agriculture Bill.

Saturday January 21, 2017 3:00pm - 4:15pm

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