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In a matter of a few short weeks the 5th annual National Heirloom Exposition, will be held (September 8-10) at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa California. Many new and exciting elements are being added this year, and are sparking further interest from vendors, educators, chefs, and farmers!
Education about organic growing, sustainability, and risks of genetically modified foods will take center stage among speakers, exhibitors, and vendors. An impressive line up of nationally and internationally recognized speakers will include Dr. Vandana Shiva, renowned author, philosopher, environmentalist, and leader of a national movement to protect the diversity and integrity of seeds. Ronnie Cummins, international director of Organic Consumers Association, is an activist and advocate of non-GMO foods. Dave Murphy, founder and director of Food Democracy Now!, is dedicated to reforming policies relating to food, agriculture, and the environment. Lisa Stokke, is co-founder and associate director of Food Democracy Now and works to connect consumers with farmers who raise and grow food sustainably. Many more renowned speakers will engage audiences on multiple platforms throughout the entire three days.
The exhibit hall will be filled with displays of thousands of varieties of heirloom fruits and vegetables. Some of the most innovative minds will showcase items of interest to inspire others. Please bring yours!
Everyone should make and effort to attend this sharing of information about pure foods, sustainable living, organic growing and much more.