Chestnut-backed Chickadee nesting in the apple tree, taking full advantage of my horticultural deficiencies; making a home in the neglected, hollowed-out trunk ...View»
Bob Canard started out in the nursery business and still propagates olive trees and grape vines for regional growers. In 1976 he started farming on a beat up pi...View»
Bryant Terry is a chef, activist and author of three books including Grub: Ideas for an Organic Urban Kitchen, which he co-authored with Anna Lappe’. He i...View»
Arty Mangan, Director of the Bioneers Restorative Food Systems program has worked with farmers since 1978 as owner of a local, organic apple juice company and later with Odwalla, in charge of fruit sourcing, working with farmers in the US, Mexico and Costa Rica.
For Bioneers he produced “Wisdom at the End of Hoe” ecological agricultural workshops, collaborated with John Mohawk and the Iroquois White Corn Project and worked with African American farmers in Mississippi and Alabama. For the Dreaming New Mexico project, he conducted a series of video interviews with Indigenous and Hispano farmers and leaders on biocultural crops and traditional farming.
He is a former Board president of the Ecological Farming Association, and a member of the Santa Cruz County GE Subcommittee that led to a Precautionary Moratorium on growing genetically engineered crops.