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Category: 2015 Prairie Festival

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A conversation between Wes Jackson, Wendell Berry and Mark Bittman at Cooper Union in New York City.

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Peter Kenmore, now retired from his position as an agriculture entomologist at the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, gives the Strachan Donnelley Lecture on Conservation and Restoration.

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Wes Jackson, president of The Land Institute speaks at the 2015 Prairie Festival — Teach Us To Number Our Days

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Allison Miller, associate professor of biology at St. Louis University, talks about a joint project with The Land Institute to create a global inventory of perennial plants that might be suitable for domestication.

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Photographer Dornith Doherty, the artist for the 2015 Prairie Festival, talks about her work.

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Angus Wright, chairman of The Land Institute Board asks What Will People Do For Dirt?

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Zack Golper, owner of the Bien Cuit bakery in Brooklyn, NY, baked bread for Prairie Festival attendees using Kernza in order to compare the differences between Kernza grown in Illnois and Kansas.

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Mary Evelyn Tucker of Yale University speaks on Nourishing Community: Ecology, Economics, Equity

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Ricardo Salvador of the Union of Concerned Scientists speaks on War, Cheating and Agriculture.

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Following presentations by Land Institute staff, the audience is invited to ask questions.

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