Healthy Planet, Healthy People
Each year, the Quivira Coalition puts on a conference that focuses on topics of ranching, farming and conservation—be sure to catch it from Nov. 15 to 17. The organization, which turns 20 this year, is calling their three-day conference Quivira Coalition Annual Conference: Ranching and Farming at the Radical Center this year. There are workshops and panels at the Embassy Suites Hotel on sustainable farming, mindfulness in producing and consuming meat, and the myriad ways that healthy soil and plants make for healthy people. Find out more about individual events and buy donation-based tickets at quiviracoalition.org/conference. (Robin Babb)
Wednesday Nov 15, 2017
Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Participants explore the myriad of work and social relationships that make for healthy people and a resilient planet, focusing on the role that ranchers and farmers play in cultivating them.
Ranching and Farming at the Radical Center
November 15 - 17 in Albuquerque, NM
Quivira turns 20 in 2017. In two decades of collaboration, we have grown a web of knowledge and a network of human relationships focused on soil, water, and neighbors. Quivira’s original tagline was “working to achieve harmony between humans and nature.” The tagline has changed, our methods have evolved, but the essence of what the Quivira community strives to achieve has not. We continue to cultivate innovation, education, collaboration, and hope as the nexus from which soil is restored and relationships grow. This year our gathering will take a particularly human approach, bringing people together in conversations about how to focus on what really matters.
Join us at the 2017 Quivira Conference, Ranching and Farming at the Radical Center, where participants will explore the myriad work and social relationships that make for healthy people and a resilient planet, with particular attention to the role that ranchers and farmers play in cultivating them. From watershed restoration and rangeland monitoring that bring ranchers and conservationists together—to growing crops that encourage balance between bacteria and fungus for carbon sequestration—to matching aspiring and retiring ranchers working together on meaningful land succession—the potential for lasting and meaningful impact is rooted in a deep commitment to relationship building.