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Wednesday, December 7 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Farms as Agents of Social Change (LIVESTREAM)

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Many farmers are not entering into the profession to just grow good food. While noble and necessary unto itself, food production becomes the organizing principle to engage people in the surrounding community in solutions for living more responsibly on the planet. From white farmers showing up for racial justice to mitigating global climate change, farms can be a catalyst for the adoption of new ways of relating to each other and the Earth. Jered and Nancy will share more of how they are utilizing Pie Ranch as a place for such theory and practice to play out and provide direction forward.

This workshop will be livestreamed on www.virtualgrange.org 

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Jered Lawson

Before co-founding Pie Ranch in 2003, Jered worked with various organizations in California that share a common goal of influencing the way people relate to themselves, each other and the land around them through the development of healthy, local and just food systems.  Jered leads the organization's regional advocacy efforts, joins in farm operations, and works with the Board of Directors to raise the necessary support to fulfill the... Read More →
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Nancy Vail

Nancy is a broadly experienced sustainable food systems farmer, advocate, educator and leader. Previous to co-founding Pie Ranch in 2003, Nancy worked on a number of farms abroad and throughout the United States, eventually landing at UC Santa Cruz's Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) where she farmed and taught for over a decade. Nancy is passionate about linking justice with food and farming efforts, leads the... Read More →


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