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Videos of recent Prairie Festival presentations can be found on this page, including 2019 Prairie Festival presentation videos.

And check out the Minute Earth video below.  The Land Institute has partnered as a sponsor with Minute Earth to explore ways to illustrate for a broad general audience some of the fundamental concepts, challenges and opportunities that inform our work.

 

 

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2017 Prairie Festival

As part of 2017 Prairie Festival, a cross section of experiences and perspectives regarding Kernza® as this new crop begins the entry of perennial grains into the consumer marketplace.
Panel includes:
Lee DeHaan, lead scientist, The Land Institute intermediate wheat grass / Kernza® perennial grain program
Jack Erisman, Goldmine Farm, Pana, Illinois
Brianna Fiene, Market Manager for Plovgh
Rachel Stroer, Chief Operating Officer of The Land Institute
James Farag, Senior Manager for Product, Patagonia Provisions

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2017 Prairie Festival

Wylie Harris & Ӧzlem Altıok of Seis Flechas Farm and University of North Texas share their perspectives and experiences of going back to the land and back to the city, across a number of boundaries, and what it requires from us to connect the two.

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2017 Prairie Festival

Brian Donahue, Brandeis University professor, author, farmer, former Land Institute staff, and current board member shapes a regionalized vision for active resettlement of the American countryside at 2017 Prairie Festival.

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2017 Prairie Festival

A new project of The Land Institute, Ecosphere Studies, update by Aubrey Streit Krug, Bill Vitek, and Wes Jackson as part of the 2017 Prairie Festival.

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2017 Prairie Festival

The 2017 annual Land Institute research updates, including all science staff and research projects of The Land Institute and some partners and visitors from ICRISAT Kenya, St. Louis University and the Missouri Botanical Garden, Kansas University, and University of Georgia.

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2017 Prairie Festival

Wes Jackson’s featured talk at 2017 Prairie Festival: Framework for the Future.

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2017 Prairie Festival

Cathrine Sneed of The Garden Project at 2017 Prairie Festival: Teaching the Value of Work, by working the land and growing food.

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2017 Prairie Festival

A panel moderated by Jill Isenbarger, CEO of Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture with Letters to a Young Farmer contributing authors Amigo Bob Cantisano and Amy Halloran.

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2017 Prairie Festival

2017 Prairie Festival guest artist Karen McCoy discusses her art project for the festival.

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2017 Prairie Festival

The Land Institute president Fred Iutzi opens the 2017 Prairie Festival, discussing the theme Urban Agriculture and Rural Agrarianism: Toward a Perennial Future.

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Our friends and partners at The Perennial restaurant in San Francisco have been tirelessly supporting awareness and the benefits of perennial grains, adaptive polycultures, and healthy soil systems in a very direct way – by making and serving delicious food from Kernza® perennial grain developed at The Land Institute.

The Perennial’s pastry chef Nicola Carey demonstrates how she makes Kernza® bread, from mixing the dough to serving suggestions.

The 36th Annual E. F. Schumacher Lectures featured Wendell Berry and Wes Jackson in a conversation moderated by Mary Berry, Wendell’s daughter and the founding Executive Director of The Berry Center. The conversation took place on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, MA.

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