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Sunday, October 21 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Farmacology: Soil, Health and Medicine
Daphne Miller, MD, had long suspected that human wellbeing and how our food is produced are intimately linked. She visited and studied seven innovative family farms around the country on a quest to discover the hidden connections between how we grow our food and our health, and she published her findings in Farmacology: Total Health from the Ground Up (also the basis for the award-winning documentary In Search of Balance). Joining Daphne to discuss how farming techniques from seed choice to soil management have a direct impact on our health will be: Timothy J. LaSalle, Ph.D., co-founder and Co-Director of the Regenerative Agriculture Initiative at CSU Chico (and first CEO of the Rodale Institute); and Josh Whiton, a highly successful eco-tech entrepreneur whose most recent project is MakeSoil.org. Hosted by Arty Mangan, Director of Bioneers’ Restorative Food Systems Program.

Workshop Speakers
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Timothy LaSalle

Timothy J. LaSalle, Ph.D., co-founder and Co-Director of the Regenerative Agriculture Initiative at CSU Chico and Professor Emeritus at California Polytechnic University, was formerly President/CEO of the California Agriculture Leadership Program. His past positions included: first... Read More →
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Arty Mangan

Arty Mangan, Bioneers' Restorative Food Systems Director, joined Bioneers in 1998 as Project Manager for the Restorative Development Initiative. A former board president of the Ecological Farming Association and member of the Santa Cruz GE Subcommittee that banned GE crops, Arty... Read More →
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Daphne Miller

Daphne Miller, MD, a family physician and Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF, has been an internationally renowned pioneer in studying the connections between food production, ecology and health for 15 years. Founder of WholefamilyMD, San Francisco’s first integrative primary... Read More →
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Josh Whiton

Josh Whiton is an innovative eco-tech entrepreneur whose many projects include founding the award-winning transit-tech company TransLoc (recently acquired by Ford); co-founding one of the first urban farms in the southeastern U.S., and most recently creating MakeSoil.org, which matches... Read More →


Sunday October 21, 2018 2:45pm - 4:15pm
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