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|DATE / TIME||EVENTS / INDUSTRY||LOCATION|
|Dec 03, 2009-|
Dec 03, 2009
06:30PM - 07:30PM
|Conversations with Eco-Innovators: Food & Farming on the Urban Edge|
Can Farmland Mitigate Climate Change?
Cavallo Point - the Lodge at the Golden Gate, 601
Dr. Whendee Silver, University of California, Berkeley; Jeff Creque, Marin Carbon Project; John Wick, Marin Carbon Project; and Bob Berner, Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT)
Can farm and rangeland soils sequester greenhouse gasses and help stop global warming? The Marin Carbon Project is investigating whether certain management practices can make a difference. Soil cultivation and tillage techniques that reduce or eliminate soil disturbance and specialized grazing strategies are among the solutions being studied. Lead scientist, Dr. Whendee Silver of the University of California Berkeley, will report on results to date. MALT Executive Director Bob Berner will explain the value to local farmers, and participants will also hear from Project Director John Wick and local rangeland expert Jeff Creque.
The Economist called 2019 “the year of the vegan.” Indeed, we are seeing more and more plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy on grocery store shelves and restaurant menus. Many people...
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