Talks

An eclectic mix of experts discuss a wide range of agricultural related issues including global warming, the industrial food system, sustainability, and the economic world order.
An Evening with Sandor Katz: Fermentation, Beer and Q & A

An Evening with Sandor Katz:
Fermentation, Beer and Q & A

Author and fermentation guru, Sandor Katz, kicked off the 4th Annual Portland Fermentation Festival with a short talk followed by a Q & A session that was quickly embraced by a packed roomful of fellow fermentation enthusiasts.

Wes Jackson Speaks Out for Sustainability

Wes Jackson Speaks Out for Sustainability

This is a speech that Wes Jackson, president and founder of the Land Institute, gave at The Monterey Aquarium’s 2009 Cooking For Solutions Media Conferences, speaking out for sustainability.

Factory Farms: Animal Welfare, No Legal Protections-2

Factory Farms: Animal Welfare, No Legal Protections 2 (video)

In part 2, Kathy Hessler, Director of the Animal Law Clinic at Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland (Oregon), discusses some of the important work that is being done to try and address the problems associated with factory farms. According to Hessler, this effort involves a large coalition of folks from different states, as […]