Western Regional Grazing Conference: Grazing For Change


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Consumer Revolution

Grazing for Change: Igniting a Consumer Revolution

November 4, 2016

Chico State University Farm, Chico, Calif.

7:30-8:30am Registration and check-in
8:30-9:20am Welcome: Conference Co-Hosts: Jefferson Center for Holistic Management, Spencer & Abbey Smith and California State University Chico, College of Agriculture, Dr. Cyndi Daley
Conference Overview: Master of Ceremony, Brittany Cole Bush, BCB Shepherdess
Holistic Management Realized Abbey Smith, Savory Global Network Coordinator

Savory Institute Consumer Revolution Short Film– Meat

Sponsored by Dr. Bronner’s and Country Natural Beef

9:20-9:55am Building a regenerative agriculture movement: Lauren Tucker, Kiss the Ground
9:55-10:15am Connecting with consumers who care about sustainable raw materials: Gero Leson, Dr. Bronner’s
10:15-10:35 am Savory Institute Consumer Revolution Short FilmFiber

Sponsored by the Jefferson Center for Holistic Management


10:35 to 10:45 am Break & the trade show- Almonds donated by Burroughs Family Farms, camel milk by Desert Farms and grassfed cow milk by Sweet Grass Organics
10:45-11:45pm Modern-Day Shepherding: Strategies for Empowering the Modern Consumer Brittany Cole Bush, BCB Shepherdess 

Building  Markets that Support Small Producers Alexis Koefoed, owner and operator at Soul Food Farm

11:45-12:05 pm Savory Institute Consumer Revolution Short Film Dairy

Sponsored by Alexandre Eco Dairy

12:05-1:00pm LunchLocal food prepared by Bacio Catering, meat donated by Belcampo Farm and Butchery, veggies donated by Shakefork Community Farm, Chico State Organic Vegetable Project, rice donated by Lundberg Family Farms
1:00-1:20pm Savory Institute Consumer Revolution Short Film– Leather

Sponsored by Country Natural Beef

1:20-2:15 pm The impact of consumers who care on the ecosystemDuane Massa, Massa Natural Meats
2:15-2:45pm Savory Land to Market Program  Spencer Smith owner, the Jefferson Center for Holistic Management, Savory Network Field Professional
2:45-4:30pm Co-designing regenerative networksKIDmob
4:30-5:00pm Closing and next stepsSpencer Smith and Dr. Cyndi Daley
5:00-7:00 pm Social Hour – broth bar, brine shots, local organic wine, microbrew beer and more!  Thank you to Three Stone Hearth Community Kitchen, LaRocca Vineyards, Revive Kombucha, Sierra Nevada Brewery, Pedrozo Dairy & Cheese Co., Lindsay Olives, Rancho Llano Seco! Tour the trade show, socialize with attendees and speakers.
Book sales:

  • Jefferson Center for Holistic Management: the newly released Holistic Management book by Allan Savory and Jody Butterfield

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