Fresh From the Field
Join the conversation at this year's Conference as we explore the deeply interconnected relationship between agriculture, human health, and ecological sustainability, bringing together the collective knowledge of the food movement from the perspectives of successful farmers, cutting-edge researchers, health practitioners, and pioneers in regenerative systems. Save your seat (and some money too!) https://soilandnutrition.org/
Through the support of our generous sponsors, the Bionutrient Food Association is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to help defray the cost of attending the Soil & Nutrition Conference for those in need of financial support. Applications are now online at https://soilandnutrition.org/scholarships/ Applications will be reviewed as they come in, and scholarships awarded on a rolling basis. Submission deadline is August 1, so don't delay! Learn more
The website for the 2018 Soil & Nutrition Conference is now live at a new, dedicated URL: www.soilandnutrition.org/. Registration opens next month, but sponsorship, exhibitor, and advertiser registration to our 8th annual Soil & Nutrition Conference is available now. For more information about the opportunities available, please visit the relevant pages for Sponsors and Exhibitors/Advertisers.
The BFA has helped create, plan, and sponsor a new initiative to connect those building out open technologies for agriculture. Starting last fall, we brought together a core organizing team to create what is now called GOAT (Gathering for Open Agricultural Technology). Our inaugural conference (actually, an "unconference" ) was held May 7 – May 9th, 2018, at Omega Institute. It was a fantastic experience! Nearly 60 people attended, from all over the world... Learn more
This has been a busy spring! There is much interest in forming new BFA Chapters and Discussion Groups all around the United States and also in Canada, and continued commitment among existing Chapters and Groups. There are so many dedicated people in our midst, working tirelessly in running their families and farms and businesses and yet they are committed to sharing their knowledge of restorative biological growing and their time with their fellow gardeners and farmers. Learn more about what's happening around the country!
Would you be interested in a hand-held device that you could point at a tomato and read out the nutritional quality of that particular tomato? We're calling it a Bionutrient Meter, and it's quickly becoming a reality. Check out this interview with Dan Kittredge, discussing the Real Food Campaign and the latest updates regards the Bionutrient Meter. Listen here