“Edible Landscapes” is the theme of a two-day Soil Health Summit in Bismarck, N.D., to be held Nov. 6-7 at the National Energy Center of Excellence on the campus of Bismarck State College.
Featured speakers include:
• Jon Stika, Dickinson, N.D., author of “A Soil Owner’s Manual: How to Restore and Maintain Soil Health”
• Dan Kittredge, Bionutrient Food Association, Barre, Mass.
• Jonathan Moser, Forager Farm, Streeter, N.D.
• Raychel Santo, John Hopkins University Center for a Livable Future, Baltimore
• Paul Greive, Primal Pastures and Pasturebird, both of Murrieta, Calif.
• Lyle Perman, Rock Hills Ranch, Lowry, S.D.
• Chris Teachout, fifth-generation farmer, Shenandoah, Iowa
• Lana Shaw, South East Research Farm, Redvers, Saskatchewan, Canada
• Shanon and Melinda Sims, Sims Cattle Co., McFadden, Wyo.
• David Bailey, Leopold Conservation Award Program, Liberty, Utah
• Steve Tucker, dryland farmer, Venango, Neb.
Registration is $50 for adults and free for students. This includes one or both days. To pay by credit card, register online at Eventbrite at november-edible-landscapes.eventbrite.com. To pay by check, mail your name, address, email and phone number to Burleigh County Soil Conservation District, 916 E. Interstate Ave. #6, Bismarck, ND 58503. The deadline to register is Oct. 28. For questions, call 701-250-4518, ext. 3.
The summit is sponsored by Burleigh County Soil Conservation District, in partnership with Natural Resources Conservation Service and Morton County SCD.
For a full agenda on the summit, or for more information on Menoken Farm and to see articles and videos of previous “Healing the Land events,” visit menokenfarm.com.