American Grassfed Association’s 2017 Conference
Grassfed: The Way Forward
February 8-9, 2017
The Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture
Pocantico Hills, NY
A beautiful place with engaging speakers, wonderful food, and great people from around the world.
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Speakers and Presentations
Managing for Success: How Animals Thrive on Grass
Chris Kerston, Savory Institute
Soil Health = Farmer Wealth: Case Studies from the Fields
Peter Byck, filmmaker and professor, Arizona State University
See his work here.
Judith Schwartz, author of Cows Save the Planet and Water in Plain Sight
Learn more about Judith here.
AGA’s New Dairy Standard
Don Davis, rancher and AGA certification committee chair
Dr Meg Cattell, bovine specialist
Dr. Arden Nelson, bovine specialist.
We are What We Eat: Healthy Land, Healthy Animals, Healthy People
Dr. Meg Cattell and Dr. Arden Nelson
What’s In a Label: Deciphering Label Claims
Alan Lewis, Natural Grocers
Mary Berry, Keeping Rural America Alive: The Berry Family Story
Learn more about the work of The Berry Center here.
Food Policy: Supporting Good Food and Good Farming
Lisa Stoke, Food Democracy Now!
Sara Eckhouse, former USDA official
Ferd Hoefner, food policy advocate and founder of National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
Elanor Starmer, Administrator, USDA AMS
Eating Animals: Old Cows, Heritage Pork, and Getting the Best Cut
Bob Perry, chef and professor, University of Kentucky;
Bryan Mayer, Director of Butchery Education, Fleishers Craft Butchery
Kari Underly, butcher, author, and educator