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Saturday, February 4 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Carbon Sequestration through Agriculture, the economics of food and climate mitigation.

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Can agriculture play a significant role in mitigating the effects of climate change? What is needed in terms of research, resources, and community support to establish regenerative agricultural systems. This panel discussion will bring together farmers, researchers, and community stakeholders actively working on these issues within Boulder County to discuss the research that is currently being undertaken and the potential to integrate carbon sequestering agriculture with a healthy and thriving local food system.

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avatar for Elizabeth Black

Elizabeth Black

Owner, Your neighborhood Christmas Tree Farm
Elizabeth Black lives in North Boulder with her husband Chris Brown, where she paints western landscapes and grows trees and vegetables on her teeny farm. She sells honey from her hives, jam she makes, and vegetables that she grows, from a small stand at her home. Elizabeth was instrumental in getting Boulder's Cottage Food Ordinance passed, which allows residents to sell produce and permitted cottage foods from their homes within the City. She... Read More →
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Mark Guttridge

Making Local Food Work; Local Food Shift
Mark Guttridge is an environmental and water resource engineer, a self-proclaimed "science junky" and the owner of Ollin Farms in Longmont. Mark and his wife Kena, who has an accounting and teaching background, started the farm in 2008. "Ollin" is an Aztec word meaning “constant motion or change,” which reflects the living organism of a farm. The Guttridges focus on a bionutrient model of farming, and they have dedicated a great deal of... Read More →


Saturday February 4, 2017 1:30pm - 2:45pm
N128 University of Colorado Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex (SEEC), 4001 Discovery Drive, Boulder, CO 80303

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