[montanafood_ag] Fwd: Governor's Local Food and Agriculture Summit - Don't Miss the Keynote Speakers

Sandra Booth sandrab at ncat.org
Wed Sep 7 09:47:23 MDT 2016

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Governor's local food and agriculture summit

Governor's Local Food & Agriculture Summit:

Don't Miss the Chance to Hear Our Keynote Speakers


Early-Bird/Discounted Registration Extended Until September 9!

We are thrilled to have two nationally-recognized experts giving
keynote presentations at the Governor's Local Food and Agriculture
Summit, which will be held on the Montana State University campus in
Bozeman on October 28-29, 2016.

Fred Kirschenmann is a longtime national and international leader in
sustainable agriculture. He shares an appointment as Distinguished
Fellow for the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State
University and as President of Stone Barns Center for Food and
Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, New York. He also continues to manage
his family's 1,800-acre certified organic farm in south central North
Dakota. You can read more about Fred here
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Michael Shuman is an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur. He's
also an adjunct instructor at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, a
Fellow at Cutting Edge Capital and at the Post-Carbon Institute, and a
founding board member of the Business Alliance for Local Living
Economies (BALLE). He has authored, coauthored, or edited nine books.
His most recent book is The Local Economy Solution: How Innovative,
Self-Financing Pollinator Enterprises Can Grow Jobs and Prosperity. You
can read more about Michael here
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About the Governor's Local Food and Agriculture Summit

The Summit will bring together Montanans who care about the state's
food economy. Attendees will learn from experts, share information with
each other, and strategize about the work that needs to be done.

You can learn more about, and register
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Early-bird registration has been extended to Friday, September 9. We
look forward to seeing you in Bozeman on October 28-29, 2016!

For more information, contact Travis McAdam at travism at ncat.org.   


Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors!






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