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Live footage of Bioneers Conference Associate Producer J.P. Harpignies interviewing Rachel Harris, author of “Listening to Ayahuasca”, at the Alchemist’s Kitchen in NYC. Don’t miss the amazing panel J.P. will be hosting with both Rachel Harris and Jeremy Narby at #Bioneers2017!
“You poison my water and I don’t have a home.” Revolutionary, paradigm-shifting, important work is being done in Grant Township, PA with the help of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund.
5 reasons why Bioneers is the best? The list could go on and on – thanks for starting us off, ThatHelps!
“It takes zero input to grow this, so no fertilizer, no feeds, no freshwater. While we’re growing we’re soaking up nitrogen, carbon. It soaks up five times more carbon than land-based plants.” Bren Smith spoke to CBS This Morning
What do Hawaii’s Poet Laureate, a MacArthur Genius, and the 2016 recipient of the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award have in common? They are all featured presenters in the 2017 Bioneers Indigenous Forum. Alexis Bunten, Bioneers Indigeneity Program Manager, introduces this year’s line-up.
“Trump can fire individuals who threaten his power, like James Comey. But he can’t fire a movement.” #Bioneers2017 Keynote Speaker Amy Goodman writes on the necessity of people power in the fight for Net Neutrality on Democracy Now!.
Have you picked up your copy of Robin Kimmerer’s latest, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants? Brainpickings fills us in on Gardening and the Secret of Happiness.
Bioneers Youth Leadership Program, in partnership with Ceres Community Project, is hosting our 2nd Just Us 4 Food Justice intensive! Just Us 4 Food Justice is a daylong intensive that takes theory and practice and blends them into Praxis. The program will use the framework of Social Permaculture- using ecological permaculture principles and applying them for social good and community building. Register today!
“At the age of 80, Will is a vital and transformative force, steadily pushing the food system to be more accountable, more in tune with nature and to be in service of human and ecosystem health.”
Follow Bioneers Director of Restorative Food Systems, Arty Mangan, as he interviews Will Allen in our latest blog post.
#BioneersYouth have the power! Xiuhtezcatl Martinez’s brilliant keynote was featured on LinkTV.
“Trump’s recent decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement on climate has many wringing their hands. But Paul Hawken doesn’t have time for despair. In fact, the veteran author and entrepreneur has spent the last several years working with a team of scientists and policy experts to map and quantify a set of climate solutions he says have the power to draw down the carbon in the atmosphere and radically alter our climate future.” Paul Hawken’s Project Drawdown in Civil Eats!
“Designing systems on the assumption they’ll never fail doesn’t give you good systems, it gives you the Titanic. Smart engineers know entropy isn’t just a good idea, it’s the (second) law (of thermodynamics) and plan accordingly, designing systems that glide to a graceful halt when they go wrong – rather than exploding in a cloud of white-hot shrapnel.” Catch Cory Doctorow’s latest on The Guardian (and be sure to follow his keynote at #Bioneers2017 this October)!
Why does the Paris Agreement matter for the U.S. green economy? Van Jones shares his thoughts on CNN.
Need a New Mexico get away? Bioneers Larry Rasmussen and Mary Evelyn Tucker will be speaking at the incredible “Journey of the Universe: An Epic Story of Our Shared Future” at Ghost Ranch this coming July – registration details here.
“It’s not normal for us to see polluters dumping their trash into our communities. We’re responsible for the trash we put on our sidewalks, they should be responsible for the poison they put in our air.” Vien Truong at the People’s Climate March and on Green Jobs in Fast Company.