Speakers, Music 2017

Speakers – Main Tent

9:30        LeAnne Ravinale, Scotts Valley Water District: “Ecological Front Yard Makeover”

10:30      David Shaw, Continuing Lecturer, Kresge College, University of California, Santa Cruz: “We Are Wiser Together: Intergenerational Partnerships for the Common Good”

11:30      Lawrence Ray, Ecologist—”Human Communities”

12:30      Rich Merrill, Former Head of the Horticulture Department, Cabrillo College: “The Ecological Future of Homescapes and Foodscapes”

2:00        Dr. Anna Lopez, Executive Director, Center for Farmworkers Families: “Cultivate Healthy, Inclusive Community”

3:00       Mark Lipson, Senior Analyst and Program Director, Organic Farming Research Foundation: “From Santa Cruz to Washington, DC: Carrying the Torch for Organic Farming”

4:00        Panel Discussion by Main Tent Speakers

Speakers – Nutritional Tent

9:30          Jill Troderman, Holistic Family Nutrition—”Growing Healthy Families with Holistic Nutrition”

10:30        Krauting Party–Unique hands-on opportunity to create sauerkraut. The Garden Faire will provide cabbage to chop and jars to fill and take home.

11:30        Kelly Dearie, Creative Cultures–”Creating Kvass”

12:30        Food Trade–”Cultivating a Neighborhood Food Trade, a bartering system”

1:00          Amanda Rose—”Harvesting Community: How to Love the Land where you Live”

2:00         Monica McGuire – “Easy Ways to Add a Yoga Mindset to Your Gardening to Enhance Your Self-Healing”

3:00          Caren Fontin — “Biodynamic herbalism: What is a medicinal plant; how to make your own elixirs, and why plant magic works”

Musical Performers

Max Drake (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)

The Wave Tones (11:00 – 1:00)

Somba Cruz (1:00 – 3:00)

Al, Richard, and Stu (3:00 – 5:00 p.m.)