ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — The Quivira Coalition, Holistic Management International and the American Grassfed Association are collaborating to gather ranchers, farmers, environmentalists, land managers, scientists, medical professionals, nutritionists, students, teachers and others at the four-day Regenerate Conference to explore ideas of “Health from the Soil Up.” The 2019 conference will be held Nov. 19-22, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The health of people, animals, plants, and the whole planet are fundamentally connected. At its root, the source of health is in the land; it provides food, medicine, (bio)diversity, tradition and home. Modern agriculture and modern medicine often operate in reaction to symptoms rather than root causes, and they tend to address parts rather than wholes. Regenerative agriculture embodies a shift away from these extractive practices, and towards holism, prevention and proactivity.
The systemic connections between food, medicine, soil and climate impact the health of people and planet. The enormity of these systems and their relationships can inspire and be daunting — but ultimately we all play a role and have responsibility in how they function and contribute to health. How do we reconnect and learn from existing knowledge, practices and experience about the intrinsic connections between health and nature? What can food production and land stewardship teach us about health and its cycles? How do we engage with the land in ways that heal and nourish soil, our bodies, wildlife, communities, economies and the climate? How do we adapt agriculture for healthy, regenerative food and medicine systems into the future?
Regenerate 2019 will explore these questions, thought processes and solutions through long-form plenary talks, community roundtable discussions and practical workshops. The conference this year will be held again at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town.
Registration may be completed at https://quiviracoalition.org/regenerate. Full conference registration rates range from $150 to $325. Scholarships are available through the HERD Fellows program. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.