Check out these NEW and Exciting 2018 presentations! Note the added 11:00am Sunday time slot. All of the talks are held in the Renewable Energy/Local Living tent in the Portal to the Future area at the North end of the site. For talk details visit North Quabbin Energy.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29th
12:00 – Solar Cooperatives – Solar Ownership for Everyone – Gregory Garrison, Northeast Solar; Don Stone, Wendell Community Solar Project Northeast Solar
2:00 – Clothing from the Local Fibershed – Farm to Garment bioregional clothing and textiles in Western Massachusetts – Nur Tiven, Western Mass Fibershed
3:00 – Urine Diversion and Use as Fertilizer – Abe Noe-Hays Rich Earth Institute
SUNDAY SEPT 30th
11:00 am – Ecological Pollinator Conservation – Dr. Robert J. Gegear, Worcester Polytechnic Institute The Beecology Project
12:00 pm – Code Compliant Tiny Homes In MA – Chris Haynes
1:00 pm – Soil Carbon Sequestration: Practical Science in the Garden & Field – Julie Rawson & Jack Kittredge Many Hands Organic Farm
2:00 pm – What is Green Burial and Why Might I Want One? – Joan Pillsbury Green Burial Mass
As always, a giant THANK YOU goes to the presenters who volunteer to share their time, expertise, and enthusiasm to make these topics come alive for the festival audience. If you have suggestions for future topics please fill out the form below.