Session Title

Biochar Banquet & Demonstrations

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Susanne Hale poster

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Raymond Bayan poster abstract

Location

Student Union Ballroom

Start Date

14-10-2013 5:00 PM

End Date

14-10-2013 9:00 PM

Session Description

In the Student Union Ballroom of the Campus Center at UMass Amherst, the Pioneer Valley Biochar Initiative will host a Biochar Banquet & Demonstration – tickets available here. Various food stations will feature locally grown produce grown in biochar conditioned soil, as well as a variety of meats, beverages and desserts enhanced by biochar.

Come learn about this fascinating material and how it is benefiting agriculture and our climate. Monday October 14th beginning at 5pm with live biochar making demonstrations, poster presentations, book signings and more.

Another very exciting feature of this Biochar Banquet is the Keynote Presentation by Frances Moore Lappe. Affectionately known as "Frankie", Moore Lappe is the renown author of Diet for a Small Planet, EcoMind and co-author of Hope's Edge with her daughter Anna Lappe. We will be regaled with tales of gastronomic excursions, forays into food and more!

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Enjoy a variety of food stations featuring local items items grown in biochar conditioned soil. Sample meats and beverages that have been prepared with or enhanced by biochar and observe a variety of farm to plate many demonstrations and examples.

Anyone interested in soil and healthy local food will be enriched by the Biochar Banquet. And anyone who wants to grow nutritious food, sink carbon in the soil, or utilize the filtration and remineralization properties of biochar will benefit from this tasty, yet educational event.

I am a local farmer interested in participating or learning more. Who do I contact for details?

Karen Ribeiro can be reached at karen@pvbiochar.org

Bio and Photo

 
Oct 14th, 5:00 PM Oct 14th, 9:00 PM

Biochar Banquet & Demonstrations

Student Union Ballroom

In the Student Union Ballroom of the Campus Center at UMass Amherst, the Pioneer Valley Biochar Initiative will host a Biochar Banquet & Demonstration – tickets available here. Various food stations will feature locally grown produce grown in biochar conditioned soil, as well as a variety of meats, beverages and desserts enhanced by biochar.

Come learn about this fascinating material and how it is benefiting agriculture and our climate. Monday October 14th beginning at 5pm with live biochar making demonstrations, poster presentations, book signings and more.

Another very exciting feature of this Biochar Banquet is the Keynote Presentation by Frances Moore Lappe. Affectionately known as "Frankie", Moore Lappe is the renown author of Diet for a Small Planet, EcoMind and co-author of Hope's Edge with her daughter Anna Lappe. We will be regaled with tales of gastronomic excursions, forays into food and more!

• • •

Enjoy a variety of food stations featuring local items items grown in biochar conditioned soil. Sample meats and beverages that have been prepared with or enhanced by biochar and observe a variety of farm to plate many demonstrations and examples.

Anyone interested in soil and healthy local food will be enriched by the Biochar Banquet. And anyone who wants to grow nutritious food, sink carbon in the soil, or utilize the filtration and remineralization properties of biochar will benefit from this tasty, yet educational event.

I am a local farmer interested in participating or learning more. Who do I contact for details?

Karen Ribeiro can be reached at karen@pvbiochar.org