Holistic Management International Speakers

Support to bring in the following two speakers to the October 2008 International Holistic Management Conference in Brandon.

#1 Ken Meter, president of Crossroads Resource Center in Minneapolis (http://www.crcworks.org/), holds 35 years experience in community capacity building as an administrator, researcher, journalist, and educator. Ken Meter, an expert on regional food economies, helps communities and states achieve the goals of supporting a strong, thriving and sustainable agricultural economy that also feeds their entire population. Meter inspires people to move from being passive recipients of the food system to active participants working toward positive change.

#2  Abe Collins of Carbon Farmers of America, LLC was created in 2006 by a group of family farmers in Vermont and Massachusetts and is committed to the health of the Earth and dedicated to rebuilding prosperity in our rural communities.

The Holistic Management Conference will be held on October 22-25th, 2008 at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, MB.

Project Contact: Pam Iwanchysko, MAFRI
Ph: (204) 648-3965
Start Date: April 2008
Completion Date:
Funding Partners: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Greencover Canada Program Technical Assistance Component, MAFRI, MFC
Project Results: Project is ongoing.