(Specialty Crops | Ethnic) Dr. Nadine Burton-Stubbs shares her experiences growing alternative crops. High value crops like callaloo and ginger bring value-added potential and high yields. Dr. Burton is the Alternative Crop Specialist for the Small Farm Outreach Program with University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Learn from Thelonius Cook, owner/operator of Mighty Thundercloud Edible Forest as he describes his use of cover crops, mulching, tarping and pollinator friendly practices to support his regenerative farm.
Henry Spies and his brother Austin run a pasture-based livestock operation on a former grain and poultry farm in Maryland. Learn about their focus on soil health and the business model that’s working for them.
Sarah Rider, with her husband Tom Paduano, is managing a robust, diverse farm operation that includes draft horses, beef, sheep, chickens, pigs and other livestock, a thriving CSA and presence at multiple farmers markets. All with a soil health mindset!
Regional BIPOC farmers raise up ancestral regenerative ag practices, connecting their work to the past and present via personal stories and experiences. Moderated by Temitope Fajingbesi. Farmer panelists include: The Barreras, Glory Fields Farm | Samaria King, Juniper’s Garden | Michael Carter, The Carter Farms | Vanessa Bolin, Community...