Transforming Agriculture, Perennially


Esalen Institute
55000 Highway 1, Big Sur, CA, 93920

The Land Institute co-founder, Wes Jackson, and Director of Ecosphere Studies, Aubrey Streit-Krug present a workshop at Esalen Institute that taps into the pioneering research of Wes Jackson and The Land Institute’s extensive work with Natural Systems Agriculture — which aims to change the way we farm, moving away from an extractive relationship to the earth toward perennial crops that hold soil and work with ecosystems — to engage in lively discussions as we collectively plot a more resilient future.

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Center for Great Plains Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
1155 Q Street, Lincoln, NE, 68588-0214

A conversation about climate change and culture asking: How did climate change become such a divisive issue? How does culture affect our understanding of climate change and limit or advance our possibilities for addressing it? Why have some embraced climate change denial and tried to delegitimize climate science? Can the arts and humanities disciplines bring to the discussion new and constructive ways of communicating?

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