The Natural and Cultural History of Soil

Cultivating Fertile Soil, Generating Resilient Communities

The Natural and Cultural History of Soil is a series of educational events on the theme of soil as the foundation of a healthy food system – – and society. Macarthur Fellow, scientist, and author, Dr. David R. Montgomery, will share his research on the history and future of soil here in the Monadnock region in November with complimentary events in October leading up to his talks.

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October 3rd @6PM –  Film Screening of  Dirt! The Movie and Facilitated Discussion by Dr. Mark C. Long of Keene State College, Stonewall Farm, 242 Chesterfield Rd, Keene, Parking available on site, to register visit http://www.cheshireconservation.org/film-screening-dirt-the-movie or contact at 603-756-2988 ext.116 or amanda@cheshireconservation.org

October 19th @6PM – Panel and Roundtable Discussion of ideas raised by Dr. David Montgomery’s books Dirt: the Erosion of Civilizations and Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life, Facilitated by Dr. Mark C. Long of Keene State College,  Stonewall Farm, 242 Chesterfield Rd, Keene, Parking available on site, to register visit http://www.cheshireconservation.org/dirt-series-panel-roundtable-discussion or contact at 603-756-2988 ext.116 or amanda@cheshireconservation.org

November 2nd @5PM – NH Association of Conservation Districts Annual Meeting & Working Lands Conference, Keynote address by David Montgomery, Courtyard Marriott, 75 Railroad St, Keene, Parking available downtown, $20 ticketed banquet dinner open to public (dinner is included for those attending) to register visit http://www.cheshireconservation.org/working-lands-conference or contact at 603-756-2988 ext.116 or amanda@cheshireconservation.org

November 3rd @11AM – Free, Public Talk by David Montgomery – Growing a Revolution, Keene State College Alumni Center, Centennial Hall at the Alumni Center, 229 Main Street, Keene, Parking available on street and limited parking on site, to register visit www.cheshireconservation.org/growing-a-revolution or contact at 603-756-2988 ext.116 or amanda@cheshireconservation.org

 

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