Chelsea Green Publishing

Chelsea Green Blog

The Necessary (r)Evolution for Sustainable Food Systems Conference at UVM

We’re fed up with the current state of the food system. From factory farming that strips the soil of its microflora and topsoil, to the deplorable conditions of food-industry workers, not to mention the rampant spread of obesity and diabetes in the richest country on Earth…it’s time for a revolution.

On that front, the University of Vermont is hosting a Food Systems Summit next week, and we will be hosting a viewing party right here on chelseagreen.com.

Here are the details, we hope you’ll join us!

You can follow the UVM Sustainable Food Systems blog here. Or find them on Facebook and Twitter.

Public Conference Thursday, June 28, 2012

Time:  1:00pm-6:30pm

The conference is full, so join us online! Chelsea Green will be hosting a live stream from the conference. If you’re interested you can host your own live, online viewing party.

 

UVM Food Feed Blog

UVM Food Feed

Influential thinkers and positive change makers will exchange their best ideas to inspire, focus, and strengthen individual and collective action for a sustainable food system.

This one day event will shine a spotlight on and amplify the most important ideas, initiatives, and voices for the necessary food systems revolution. The power of this day and the hundreds gathered together will awaken some, re-energize others, help advance a shared vision for the future of food we desire, fortify the movement, and make clear specific ways each person can help transform the system.

Event Details
We will bring together influential and innovative voices from the sustainable food movement for this day of inspiration and call to action.  The goal is to connect people across disciplines around the urgent issue of our broken food system and inspire people to take their place in the necessary revolution.

When: June 28, 1pm-6:30pm

Your computer, your mobile device, a community space, a restaurant – anywhere that has Internet access! You can view the live-streamed conference from our blog (http://learn.uvm.edu/foodsystemsblog/) or our Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/pages/University-of-Vermont-Continuing-Education/143986912311328).

You can sit back and listen to our internationally renowned speakers, and participate in conversation using the #UVMsummit hashtag. (Post your comments and questions – and we will answer them on our blog after the conference).

What: Speakers will take the stage, give their 10-15 minute talk and then sit back down. The next speaker will immediately follow. There is not space for questions or comments or break-out sessions.  There will be two breaks during the talks and a reception at the end which are all great times to connect with fellow attendees and the speakers.

Speakers
Read the list of confirmed presenters here.

Select Topics for Conference

  • Resilient Farming Systems
  • Safe and Healthy Food
  • Strong Regional Food Systems
  • Food Security and Improved Access
  • Real Food Education
  • Businesses for a Hungry Planet
  • Policy Advocacy


Chelsea Green Seeks Editorial Intern

Chelsea Green Publishing, independent Vermont book publisher, seeks an Editorial Intern for help with administrative tasks, to start June 1, 2017. This will be a paid, full-time internship for a duration of 3 months. Applicants must have attention to detail, the ability to prioritize, strong writing skills, and an interest in sustainability and the following […] Read More

Chelsea Green is Hiring!

Publish books that change the world. Do you have a passion for sustainable living? Are you concerned about the future of our planet and committed to doing something about it? Do you love to read and are you fascinated by the changes underway in the publishing industry? Then you could be our next Digital Marketing […] Read More

In Remembrance: Toby Hemenway

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Toby Hemenway, a beloved teacher, author, and permaculturalist. In October of 2015, Toby was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Despite treatment that seemed to be working, the cancer returned this fall, and eventually Toby signed up for home hospice on December 16, 2016. He died […] Read More

Chelsea Green: In the Media 2016

Oh, 2016. Where did the time go? Each year, Chelsea Green receives hundreds of mentions (well over 1000 in 2016) in the media both big and small. From interviews, to excerpts, to opinion pieces by authors we’re always working to make sure that the mission and message of each book is spread far and wide. […] Read More

Yes, America We Can Make It … Really

Uncertainty got you down? The political world may seem like it’s crumbling around us, but this we know: We can make it, America. Literally, we can make things. Houses. Gardens. Food. Below we’ve selected some of our classic how-to and DIY books (and some new favorites) to help you sustain your self, family, and community. […] Read More
Follow us
Get every new post delivered to your inbox
Join millions of other followers
Powered By WPFruits.com