(online) Maine real organic symposium January 30th 2022 & February 6th, 2022
January 30th, 2022 & February 6th, 2022 3-5pm EST
Last year we moved our Real Organic Symposium online and over 1750 unique attendees registered for our live sessions (1030+ were farmers) plus an additional 491 viewers registered to view the recorded sessions between February and August 2021. Our 2021 videos are now free and viewable with no ticket requirement on our website (view them here).
We're returning in just over 2 weeks with two sessions instead of five, a possible mid-week gathering for those who can't make it Sunday and extra content we had to leave on the cutting room floor, live networking and breakouts, a virtual expo, and again offering free recorded access for farmers and students (registration required). Feel free to use the code REALJESSICA10 to save 10% on any ticket price ($15, $40, or $65 based on what you can afford). Links to apply for scholarships are found on the website as well.
Read on below for more information or pop over to our website to see our full list of speakers, a short trailer preview of some killer quotes, and more!
If you're able to help us spread the word, you can find a media kit of images and sample text here. Feel free to reply to me if you have any questions or issues registering. I hope to see you all there!
Real Organic Virtual Symposium 2022: Milk & Money
How do we protect what we have worked so hard to build over the last century? What is the impact of personal choices compared to political change to move beyond the fringe into mainstream markets and what will protect us from corporate greenwashing, money, and power?Find out at our 2022 Virtual Symposium, here's what to expect:
January 30, 2022 3-5pm EST: “Milk & Money” explores the impact of the massive influx of industrial-scale dairy into the organic sector. What happens when a few “organic” dairies in the arid West outproduce the thousands of family-scale dairies across the country? What are the differences in production practices? How can the farmer affect the quality of the milk you drink?
February 6, 2022 3-5PM EST: “Protecting Organic” brings together the farmers and eaters who are building a saner agriculture for a better future. What successful models have brought about real change? How can we multiply their impact? How do we protect what we have worked so hard to build in the organic movement? What is the impact of personal choices compared to political change?
Featuring Michael Pollan, Leah Penniman, Dan Barber, Lindsey Lusher Shute, Paul Hawken, Eliot Coleman, Rep. Chellie Pingree, Severine Von Tscharner Fleming, and of course - a LOT of farmers. Plus live discussion breakouts and one-on-one networking options!
All funds raised through this symposium further the work of the Real Organic Project to offer their add-on certification and support to USDA-certified farms at no cost!
Learn More & Register Here https://bit.ly/3tjqIZN